20 March 2020 – Total quarantine until April 12

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Health
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Presidency of the republic – Ministry of Interior – Ministry of Health

Overview: Overview: Through the Decree No. 3478, the President of the Republic Mario Abdo Benitez, decided to extend the quarantine period until April 12. During this period, all residents must remain at their usual residence and may only make minimal trips to obtain food, medicine and cleaning supplies. The only exceptions are for the food chain, production, industry, as well as the pharmaceutical and financial services sector.

Full details here: https://www.csj.gov.py/cache/lederes/G-58-23032020-D-3478.pdf

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