28 March 2020 – New measures implemented in the city of Shymkent

This item is sourced from the CCCSL: CSH Covid-19 Control Strategies List co-ordinated by the Complexity Science Hub Vienna, Austria. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health; Transportation; Immigration
Intervention Categories: Adapting or closing pffoces, businesses, institutions and operations; Domestic travel; International travel measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Murat Aytenov, President

Overview: Restrictive measures in Shymkent due to COVID-19: The airport of the city of Shymkent and the railway station will be completely suspended, while air and rail services will cease. In addition, car markets, food fairs, cell phone shops will be closed. From now on, sanitary and disinfectant measures for the wearing of medical masks by visitors and sellers in all retail and other facilities will be strengthened. In addition, cattle markets will operate only on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A time limit on catering facilities (cafes, restaurants and others) has been introduced from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. In the evening, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., catering facilities will operate in home delivery mode or customers will take food with them. In addition, staff are obliged to check the temperature of customers at the entrance and to provide sanitiser for hands. At the same time, the institution should not have more than 50 people to provide “one free table between visitors.” A ban on entry and exit to the city of Shymkent from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. is imposed. This measure does not apply to transit transport and food transport. Public transport will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Full details here: https://www.coronavirus2020.kz/ru/ogranichitel-nye-mery-v-shymkente-iz-za-covid-19-obraschenie-akima-murata-aytenova_a3629854?fbclid=IwAR1wFvSOxEoXTvRLlreOocfFRxzKP1nB7Ghx5nUVYJfV1lBPd-USNRvOCPU

Type of Justification: Prevent rise in COVID cases