COVID-19 Social Distancing Measures Worlwide

Measures of social distancing implemented by governments worldwide in response to the COVID-19.

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Information about social distancing measures implemented by governments worldwide in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.

idcountry_nameisoadmin_level_namepcoderegionlog_typecategorymeasuretargeted_pop_groupcommentsnon_compliancedate_implementedsourcesource_typelinkentry_datealternative_sourcelinks
5AfghanistanAFGAsiaIntroduction / extension of measuresSocial distancingLimit public gatheringsNoNevruz festival cancelled2020-03-12AAMediahttps://www.aa.com.tr/en/asia-pacific/coronavirus-afghanistan-scraps-annual-nevruz-festival/17638302020-03-14
8AfghanistanAFGHeratAsiaIntroduction / extension of measuresSocial distancingSchools closure No2020-03-01OCHAUNhttps://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/20200309-sitrep-covid-19.pdf2020-03-14
10AfghanistanAFGHeratAsiaIntroduction / extension of measuresSocial distancingLimit public gatheringsNoall public gatherings banned2020-03-01OCHAUNhttps://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/20200309-sitrep-covid-19.pdf2020-03-14
4268AfghanistanAFGAsiaIntroduction / extension of measuresSocial distancingSchools closure NoSchool closures until "the end of the month" (Afghanistan uses the Solar Hijri calendar) 2020-03-15Afghanistan MoPHGovernmenthttps://www.facebook.com/af.moph/posts/1043286092707236?__tn__=-R2020-04-07
4274AfghanistanAFGAsiaIntroduction / extension of measuresSocial distancingLimit public gatheringsNoPeople should avoid official and non-official protests (gatherings?) to prevent the spread of coronavirus. 2020-03-22Afghanistan MoPHGovernmenthttps://www.facebook.com/af.moph/posts/1048731302162715?__tn__=-R2020-04-07
9923AfghanistanAFGAsiaIntroduction / extension of measuresSocial distancingChanges in prison-related policiesNoReleases Hundreds of Prisoners to Limit Coronavirus OutbreaksNot applicable2020-03-31Democracy Now!Mediahttps://www.democracynow.org/2020/3/31/headlines/afghanistan_releases_hundreds_of_prisoners_to_limit_coronavirus_outbreaks2020-05-11https://www.democracynow.org/2020/3/31/headlines/afghanistan_releases_hundreds_of_prisoners_to_limit_coronavirus_outbreaks
29AlbaniaALBEuropeIntroduction / extension of measuresSocial distancingSchools closure NoAll schools are closed from March 10, 2020 until March 23, 2020Not applicable2020-03-10US Embassy Governmenthttps://al.usembassy.gov/updates_covid19/2020-03-14
30AlbaniaALBEuropeIntroduction / extension of measuresSocial distancingLimit public gatheringsNoUntil 3rd AprilNot applicable2020-03-10US Embassy Governmenthttps://al.usembassy.gov/updates_covid19/2020-03-14
2001AlbaniaALBEuropeIntroduction / extension of measuresSocial distancingLimit public gatheringsYes1. Social, cultural or political gatherings, either in enclosed or open-air spaces, are banned and fined: 5 million lek (40,000 euros). 2. Television stations are banned from having more than two people on their talk shows in the same room and will be fined 1 million leks (8,300 euros) for any violations. 3. fines and three-year bans for car drivers if they breach restrictions on movement.Fines2020-03-22BalkaninSightMediahttps://balkaninsight.com/2020/03/16/albania-mounts-millionaire-fines-against-covid-19/2020-03-24
5352AlbaniaALBEuropeIntroduction / extension of measuresSocial distancingLimit public gatheringsNoonly one person per household is allowed to go out to buy food or medicine at a time, for a maximum of 90 minutes; the ‘exit permit’ can be obtained by sending an SMS to 55155.Fines2020-03-30International SOSOther organisationshttps://pandemic.internationalsos.com/2019-ncov/ncov-travel-restrictions-flight-operations-and-screening#MYS2020-04-15https://al.usembassy.gov/updates_covid19/
5354AlbaniaALBEuropeIntroduction / extension of measuresSocial distancingChanges in prison-related policiesYesFree 600 Prisoners as Pandemic Precaution sent home on a special permit for about three months. target: convicted of lesser crimes and some who are elderly and suffering from chronic diseases that can make them vulnerable. released prisoners are being ordered to stay at home and will be prosecuted if they do not return to prison at the end of the pandemic. Up to detention2020-03-24BalkanInsightMediahttps://balkaninsight.com/2020/03/24/albania-to-free-600-prisoners-as-pandemic-precaution/2020-04-15
5355AlbaniaALBEuropeIntroduction / extension of measuresSocial distancingChanges in prison-related policiesNoAlbania’s penitentiary system has banned any visits to prisoners from family members. the deputy director of penitentiary institutions, said prisons had installed about 64 computers to allow prisoners to speak to their family members in video calls.Not available2020-03-23BalkanInsightMediahttps://balkaninsight.com/2020/03/24/albania-to-free-600-prisoners-as-pandemic-precaution/2020-04-15
5395AlbaniaALBEuropeIntroduction / extension of measuresSocial distancingLimit public gatheringsYesOrder of the Minister responsible for health no. 133: restricting the movement of patients' companions or relatives in hospitalsNot available2020-03-08Albanian Government "legal acts"Governmenthttps://coronavirus.al/akte-ligjore/2020-04-15
5397AlbaniaALBEuropeIntroduction / extension of measuresSocial distancingClosure of businesses and public servicesNoDecision of the High Judicial Council no. 127: 1) Suspension of activity and judicial services in all courts of the country, of general and special jurisdiction due to the situation caused by COVID19. 2) The activities and judicial services related to the case are excluded from the effects of this suspension.Not available2020-03-10Albanian Government "legal acts"Governmenthttps://coronavirus.al/akte-ligjore/2020-04-15
5398AlbaniaALBEuropeIntroduction / extension of measuresSocial distancingClosure of businesses and public servicesYesOrder of the Minister responsible for health no. 158: For the suspension of the functioning of the evaluation commissions of persons with disabilities and work invalids.Not availableAlbanian Government "legal acts"Governmenthttps://coronavirus.al/akte-ligjore/2020-04-15
7251AlbaniaALBEuropePhase-out measureSocial distancingClosure of businesses and public servicesNoMore than 600 business activities have restarted including farming, repair shops, mining, fishing, food and fish processing as well as other retailers.Not applicable2020-04-18International SOSOther organisationshttps://pandemic.internationalsos.com/2019-ncov/ncov-travel-restrictions-flight-operations-and-screening#MYS2020-04-24https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/04/18/world/europe/18reuters-health-coronavirus-albania.html
8870AlbaniaALBEuropePhase-out measureSocial distancingClosure of businesses and public servicesYesTaxis will be allowed to travel between cities from 4 May.vNot applicable2020-05-04International SOSOther organisationshttps://pandemic.internationalsos.com/2019-ncov/ncov-travel-restrictions-flight-operations-and-screening#MYS2020-05-04
8871AlbaniaALBEuropePhase-out measureSocial distancingClosure of businesses and public servicesYesShopping centres, hairdressers and dentists will reopen on 11 May.Not applicable2020-05-11International SOSOther organisationshttps://pandemic.internationalsos.com/2019-ncov/ncov-travel-restrictions-flight-operations-and-screening#MYS2020-05-04
8873AlbaniaALBEuropePhase-out measureSocial distancingClosure of businesses and public servicesYesBars and restaurants will open but serve only in their outdoor spaces, respecting social distancing until 17.30 (when the night curfew starts), from 19 May.Not applicable2020-05-19International SOSOther organisationshttps://pandemic.internationalsos.com/2019-ncov/ncov-travel-restrictions-flight-operations-and-screening#MYS2020-05-04
8874AlbaniaALBEuropePhase-out measureSocial distancingSchools closure NoHigh schools will open from 18 May until 5 June for graduating students. No more than 15 students per classroom.Not applicable2020-05-18International SOSOther organisationshttps://pandemic.internationalsos.com/2019-ncov/ncov-travel-restrictions-flight-operations-and-screening#MYS2020-05-04
12774AlbaniaALBEuropePhase-out measureSocial distancingClosure of businesses and public servicesNoAll indoor activity centers for children, gyms, sports centers, swimming pools, internet cafes, cultural centers, and entertainment centers reopen on June 1, 2020. Beaches connected to hotels reopened on June 1, 2020. Beaches may reopen to the general public on June 10, 2020.Not applicable2020-06-01US Embassy Governmenthttps://al.usembassy.gov/updates_covid19/2020-06-04
13931AlbaniaALBEuropePhase-out measureSocial distancingClosure of businesses and public servicesNoProfessional sporting events have resumed, with no spectators allowed to attend.Not applicable2020-06-15Us Embassy Governmenthttps://al.usembassy.gov/updates_covid19/2020-06-18
37AlgeriaDZAAfricaIntroduction / extension of measuresSocial distancingSchools closure Nountil 5th AprilNot applicable2020-03-12US Embassy Governmenthttps://dz.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/2020-03-14
40AlgeriaDZAAfricaIntroduction / extension of measuresSocial distancingLimit public gatheringsNoNot applicable2020-03-12qantara 13/03/2020Mediahttps://en.qantara.de/content/coronavirus-in-the-islamic-world-the-challenges-of-covid-192020-03-14
961AlgeriaDZAAfricaIntroduction / extension of measuresSocial distancingClosure of businesses and public servicesNoBanned all types of gatherings (including all houses of worhsip) until April 5, 20202020-03-20US embassy of AlgeriaGovernmenthttps://dz.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/2020-03-20
Last refresh time: 2020-06-26 13:01:08
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