03 May 2020 – Implementation of smart quarantine phase 1

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Health, Military, Police and Interior Affairs
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Reopening offices, businesses, institutions, and operations; Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Presidencia de la Republica, Ministerio de Salud, Ministerio del Interior

Overview: Through the Decree N° 3.576, the President of the Republic Mario Abdo Benítez establishes the sanitary measures to be taken in Phase 1 of the intelligent quarantine that will be implemented from May 4 to 25, with a future technical evaluation by the Public Health Ministry to move on to the next Phase 2. Those economic sectors to resume their activities under strict sanitary protocol against Covid-19 are detailed, and the application of sanctions for noncompliance with the established provisions is planned.

Full details here: https://www.csj.gov.py/cache/lederes/G-84-04052020-D-3576.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report), Perception of an increased threat