19 April 2020 – Zubair completely shuts down as coronavirus cases increases

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Local Government
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: City
Lead People/Agency: Basra Governor, Asaad Al Eidani

Overview: Basra Governor, Asaad Al Eidani announced that the Zubair district has been completely closed due to the large number of contact with COVID-19 infected cases and the failure of citizens to comply with the curfew decision.
Full details here: http://www.nrttv.com/AR/News.aspx?id=25366&MapID=2

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat