15 March 2020 – Curfew established and 24/7 lockdown of all non-essential facilities

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Central Bank, Civil Defence, Corrections / Justice, Education, Executive Office, Finance/Economy, Local Government, Media/Arts/Culture, Private Sector and Businesses, Police and Interior Affairs, Research and Development, Supply Chains, Tourism, Transportation
Level of Jurisdiction: PR
Lead People/Agency: Governor

Overview: The Governor of Puerto Rico, Wanda Vazquez Garced established a curfew and a 24/7 lockdown of all non-essential facilities, both public and private sector, in order to fight and stop the COVID-19 propagation in Puerto Rico until March 30. Only hospitals, pharmacies and supermarkets where allowed to be open.
Full details here: https://www.trabajo.pr.gov/docs/Boletines/OE-2023Esp.pdf

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