02 April 2020 – Stay at home order extended to April 30th

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: Louisiana
Lead People/Agency: Governor John Bel Edwards: Decision Maker

Overview: Stay at Home Order Extended: Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a statewide Stay at Home order that goes into effect at 5 p.m. Monday, March 23, to further fight the spread of COVID-19 in Louisiana, as the number of confirmed cases have topped 800 and spread to more than half of our parishes. The order is now set to expire April 30.
Full details here: https://gov.louisiana.gov/assets/Proclamations/2020/41-JBE-2020-Stay-At-Home-Extended.pdf

Type of Justification: Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report), CDC COVID-19 Models
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, International – other
Evidence/Justification: The policy came as a result of increasing number of positive cases in Louisiana as well as observing trends from states across the country via models from the CDC and World Health Organization