20 March 2020 – All non-essential businesses and schools must close, curfew introduced

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health, Local Government
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister of the Bahamas

Overview: The Prime Minister of the Bahamas issued the first Order shuttering non-essential businesses, including schools which he has closed on March 16, 2020, and issuing a curfew, effective March 20, 2020.
Full details here: https://grahamthompson.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/3.-Emergency-Powers-COVID-19-No.-1-Order-2020.pdf

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat, No justification given