16 April 2020 – Second Law Enforcement Committee meeting on COVID-19

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Health, Police and Interior Affairs
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Department of Police , Department of health

Overview: Follow-up meeting on additional restrictions of movement in Seychelles – additional measures, designed to break the chain of transmission of COVID-19 in Seychelles.
Full details here: http://www.statehouse.gov.sc/news/4809/follow-up-meeting-on-additional-restrictions-of-movement-in-seychelles

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: As of Friday 17 April, further restrictions on the movement of people from 7 pm in the evening until 6 am in the morning will commence for a period of two weeks until 29 April. During this time, only certain key workers in critical services will have special permission to move around. This list of critical services will be published by the Public Health Commissioner. Additionally, all shops will close from 6 pm in the evening until 6.30 am the next morning. Members provided updates of the respective areas under their purview and raised key deficiencies requiring immediate intervention. The regular meetings provide the President with an overview of the key operations in play during this critical month, all in line with breaking the chain of COVID-19 transmission.