16 March 2020 – Temporary and partial closure of country’s borders

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Health, Immigration
Intervention Categories: International travel measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Presidency of the republic

Overview: Temporary and partial closure of the country’s borders.

Through the Decree No. 3458, it is ordered the partial and temporary closure of Migration Control Posts at the Border, as a measure against the risk of expansion of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). However, this measure does not affect passengers from international flights to their destination.
Full details here: http://www.csj.gov.py/cache/lederes/G-54-17032020-D-3458.pdf

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