23 February 2020 – Emergency declared in Balochistan-Iran borders after reported Coronavirus deaths

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Immigration
Level of Jurisdiction: Provincial
Lead People/Agency: Chief Minister of Balochistan, District administration for implementation

Overview: Balochistan, the Pakistani province bordering Iran, declared emergency in all districts bordering Iran due to reported deaths in Iran. Pilgrims coming back from Iran to Pakistan housed at Taftan for check-up and quarantine.
Full details here: https://www.dawn.com/news/1536150/balochistan-declares-emergency-in-districts-bordering-iran

Type of Justification: Learning from other jurisdictions
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: News of deaths and spread of COVID-19 in Iran