19 March 2020 – Governor of Haut-Katanga province provides additional resources for detection – no cases yet reported in province

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Local Government
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Detecting and isolating cases
Level of Jurisdiction: Regional
Lead People/Agency: Governor of Haut-Katanga

Overview: As part of the fight against the of pandemic, Covid-19, the Governor of Haut-Katanga, Jacques kyabula Katwe is working to strengthen the emergency measures against this disease. After the provincial government, the Chief of the provincial Executive has just provided the Granat building, the provincial government’s headquarters, health control equipment with a specialized team of the provincial National Border Health Program. This, to identify any suspected cases of illness in coronavirus of provincial and local public service officers and officials, as well as visitors. Please note that so far, no cases of coronavirus are reported in the province of copper. To this end, the provincial authority urges the whole population of its court to strict respect for hygiene measures and decisions taken by the President of the Republic and head of state, Antoine Félix Tshisekedi tshilombo.
Full details here: https://web.facebook.com/hautkatangaofficiel/posts/3915896605094775

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Evidence/Justification: In response to Presidential influence