10 April 2020 – Prime Minister extends lockdown until May 4th

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Reviews
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister

Overview: Lockdown extended to 04 May 2020
Full details here: http://www.govmu.org/English/News/Pages/Covid-19-Lockdown-extended-to-04-May-2020,-announces-Prime-Minister.aspx

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: The extension of the lockdown is in line with Government’s commitment to ensure the safety of the population.
It is to be noted that the Prime Minister and other high officials of the National Communication Committee on Covid-19 have self-isolated since last night. This decision was taken after the secretary of the Minister of Health and Wellness was tested positive of Covid-19.