19 March 2020 – National lockdown of activities from March 20 until March 31st

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Health
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel; Education and awareness
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: President

Overview: The President announced in a special speech broadcasted by all national radios and TV that he would be signing an executive decree establishing a generalized national lockdown of activities from march 20 until march 31st. Exemptions exist for healthcare workers, supermarkets, and other essential services.
Full details here: https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/detalleAviso/primera/227042/20200320

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Type of Justification: Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – government, International – government
Evidence/Justification: Specifically mentions learning from the experiences of Asia and Europe