24 March 2020 – Executive Order expands directive of non-essential businesses closing

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health, Local Government, Private Sector and Businesses
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing offices, businesses, institutions, and operations
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister of the Bahamas

Overview: The Prime Minister of the Bahamas entered Executive Order 2 effective March 24, expanding his directive that all non-essential businesses shutter, if they cannot operate remotely, except banks, medical facilities, groceries, and hardware stores.
Full details here: https://grahamthompson.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/6.-Emergency-Powers-Covid-19-No.-2-Order-2020.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat, No justification given