10 April 2020 – Regular meeting held to discuss further steps to prevent the spread and management of coronavirus

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Foreign Affairs, Health, Local Government, Social Services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Commission for Coordination of Anti-Pandemic Action

Overview: Commission for Coordination of Anti-Pandemic Action Holds Regular Meeting; Chaired by the Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinyan: IT tools, including the system of geo-location has proved quite efficient as it allows better control over the chains of coronavirus spreading.

On April 8, 120 artificial lung ventilation devices, 2 oxygen supply stations, 60 thousand tests, 60 thousand medical masks, 280 thousand protective masks, 20 thousand goggles and 100,000 pieces of protective clothing and medicaments were delivered by special flight from China for the needs of Armenia’s healthcare system.

Tigran Avinyan advised that the system will be replenished with 100,000 more tests and protective equipment over the next couple of days that will expand the range and power of testing.

Further steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection were discussed at the meeting. Issues related to the organization of work in other spheres of economic, social, educational, cultural and public life were discussed. Management of epidemiological problems, movement and restrictions of economic activity, control mechanisms and a number of other issues were discussed at the meeting.
Full details here: https://covid19.gov.am/en/sub/news248

Type of Justification: No justification given
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government