08 August 2020 – National curfew extended until August 15

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health, Local Government, Private Sector and Businesses
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers

Overview: The General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers announced the extension of the partial curfew until the 15th of this month with Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays implementing a complete curfew, and the continuation of official working hours by 25% granting the ministries the powers to assess the need, and the partial curfew will be reviewed after the 15th of this month.
Full details here: https://www.alsumaria.tv/news/%D8%A3%D9%85%D9%86/354367/%D9%82%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%AA-%D8%AD%D9%83%D9%88%D9%85%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D8%AC%D8%AF%D9%8A%D8%AF%D8%A9-%D8%AA%D9%85%D8%AF%D9%8A%D8%AF-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AD%D8%B8%D8%B1-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AC%D8%B2%D8%A6%D9%8A-%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AF%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%85-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B1

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Evidence/Justification: To control the virus spread