16 March 2020 – All mosques to close

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

Overview: The Iraqi Sunni Endowment decided, on Monday (16 March 2020), to close all the country’s mosques due to the spread of the Corona virus, until further notice.
Full details here: https://alkhaleejonline.net/مجتمع/إصابات-بـ16-دولة-و23-وفاة-كورونا-يتمدد-خليجياً-وعربياً

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat to the country