11 April 2020 – Wasit governorate reduces working hours of private medical clinics

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing offices, businesses, institutions, and operations
Level of Jurisdiction: City
Lead People/Agency: N/A

Overview: The Crisis Cell in Wasit governorate, on Saturday, specified the working hours of private medical clinics from three to five in the afternoon every day.

The cell called for “visiting the doctors in the necessary cases only and postponing the (cold) cases as much as possible until after the end of the Corona crisis and avoiding gathering in one place,” noting the need to “reduce the number of accompanying people while visiting medical clinics in order to preserve the safety of all.”

The Crisis Cell in Wasit had decided, earlier, to close all private medical clinics in the governorate
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Type of Justification: No justification given