21 April 2020 – Social distancing measures extended until May 30

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Reviews; Planning and strategy; Listening to scientists or health/other experts
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Secretary of Health and President of the General Health Council

Overview: The technical analysis carried out by the Scientific Advisory Group to respond to the emergency due to the disease epidemic generated by the SARS-CoV2 virus (COVID-19) in Mexico, determined it necessary to maintain and extend the national period of healthy distance until May 30, 2020.
Full details here: https://www.dof.gob.mx/nota_detalle.php?codigo=5592713&fecha=30/04/2020

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: To “mitigate the spread of the disease”