30 July 2020 – State of emergency extended until August 31 with less restrictive measures

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Executive Office, Health, Immigration, Local Government, Media/Arts/Culture, Private Sector and Businesses, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Special populations; Reopening offices, businesses, institutions, and operations; Allowing gatherings, businesses, and services; International travel measures; Legal and policy; Declaring state of emergency; Education and awareness
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: National Security Council

Overview: The National Security Council met on Thursday July 30 and decided
– Maintaining the state of emergency until August 31, 2020;
– Maintaining the closure of land and sea borders;
– The opening of bars, nightclubs, cinemas and performance venues from July 31, 2020, in strict compliance with barrier measures, in particular the wearing of masks, hand washing and physical distancing;
– The resumption of gatherings throughout the country, upon authorization from the prefects and from the health authorities;
– Maintaining compulsory confinement for all vulnerable people, including pregnant women;
– Continuation of communication and community awareness actions, in conjunction with communities, the prefectural body, religious leaders, traditional authorities, social workers and community agents;
– The extension, on an exceptional basis, for a period of three (03) months, namely from July to September 2020, of the payment of premiums for health personnel and to the defense and security forces.
– The establishment of a specific test circuit for the benefit of travelers, as part of the opening of air borders

Full details here: https://www.presidence.ci/espace_media/reunion-du-conseil-national-de-securite-cns-tenue-ce-jeudi-30-juillet-2020-au-palais-de-la-presidence-de-la-republique-sous-la-presidence-du-chef-de-leta

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic, National – government
Evidence/Justification: National Security Council consulted the scientific committee and after analyzing the data decided to make these decisions