Filter for Algeria Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-07-26 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Sunday, July 26, that the partial lockdown in 29 of the country’s 48 provinces, including Algiers, has been extended until August 12,
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2020-07-26 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
July 26, curfew in 29 of the country’s 48 provinces, including Algiers, is reintoriduced between the hours of 20:00 and 05:00 (local time)
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2020-07-26 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
july 26, a ban on movement between provinces other than for essential goods and security forces, and the permission for local authorities in 29 of the country’s 48 provinces, including Algiers.
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2020-07-17 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Authorities in Algeria have announced that the partial lockdown in 29 of the country’s 48 provinces, including Algiers, has been extended until July 28
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2020-07-17 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
July 17-26, curfew in 29 of the country’s 48 provinces, including Algiers, is reintoriduced between the hours of 20:00 and 05:00 (local time)
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2020-07-17 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
july 17-26, a ban on movement between provinces other than for essential goods and security forces, and the permission for local authorities in 29 of the country’s 48 provinces, including Algiers.
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2020-07-10 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
All vehicle travel between the 29 provinces listed below as being impacted by a curfew has been prohibited for one week as of July 10. The governor of Algiers prohibited all public transportation on Fridays and Saturdays until further notice. Public transportation (and depending on the province, private transportation) may be suspended in the other 28 provinces affected by a curfew on Fridays and Saturdays.
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2020-06-28 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
June 28, that the country’s borders, closed since March 19 in efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, will remain closed until the end of the pandemic.
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2020-06-27 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Non-cargo international air and maritime travel are suspended. The decision comes after the country recorded its highest daily number of confirmed cases on Saturday, June 27
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2020-06-27 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
domestic flights, are suspended. The decision comes after the country recorded its highest daily number of confirmed cases on Saturday, June 27
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2020-06-14 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
The government also stated that buses and taxi services in cities will be allowed to resume with limits on the number of passengers. Other businesses such as clothing shops, car rentals, and hair salons will be permitted to reopen
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2020-06-14 Out Movement restrictions: Curfews
Curfew measures will be ended in the following provinces: El Bayadh, Ain Defla, Ghardaïa, Guelma, Illizi, Jijel, Mila, Mostaganem, Naama, Saida, Skikda, Tamanrasset, El Tarf, Tebessa, Ain Temouchent, Tiaret, Tindouf, Tizi-Ouzou, and Tlemcen. In the remaining 29 provinces, which includes Algiers, the curfew will now run on a shorter timeframe from between 20:00 and 05:00 (local time).
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2020-06-07 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
several industries were permitted to resume operations, including plumbers, painters, travel agents, fast food restaurants (take-away only), and art galleries.
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2020-06-01 Out Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
opening of commercial reservations on German and Swiss carriers Lufthansa and Swiss Air from 1 June,
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2020-05-28 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
extend movement restrictions until June 13
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2020-05-28 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
extend lockdown until June 13
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2020-05-28 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
extend until June 13:Overnight curfews run from 17:00 to 07:00 (local time) in Algiers, Oran, Bejaia, Setif, Tizi Ouzou, Tipaza, Tlemcen, Ain Defla, and Medea, and from 14:00 to 07:00 for the majority of other provinces.
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2020-05-23 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
now also compulsary in all public spaces
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2020-05-23 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Eid al-Fitr days, 23-24/25 May: national authorities have reinforced the partial lockdown
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2020-05-23 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Eid al-Fitr days, 23-24/25 May: curfew from 13.00 to 07.00.
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2020-05-23 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Eid al-Fitr days, 23-24/25 May: circulation of vehicles and motorcycles will be prohibited.
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2020-05-13 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
nationwide curfew (19.00 to 07.00) extended until at least May 29, 2020
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2020-05-13 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Internal travel restrictions have been extended until 29 May. This includes the suspension of domestic flights, rail links and other types of public transport, with the exception of urban taxis that were allowed to resume operations on 25 April under strict sanitary rules including a maximum of two passengers per ride, compulsory wearing of masks for both driver and clients and ongoing vehicle and personal disinfection.
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2020-05-11 Out Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
French carrier Air France that a daily liaison with Paris will start on 11 May. French embassy on 10 May announced that Air France flights will be arranged for French citizens, dual nationalities and residency permit holders (excluding visa holders).
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2020-05-07 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
Face masks are compulsory within any commercial establishment in Algiers and Constantine provinces. In Constantine province, face masks are compulsory for customers in shops as well as in administration buildings, while in Algiers province face masks have to be worn only by employees.
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2020-05-03 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
The majority of these businesses permitted to reopen on 24/4/2020 were closed again 11 provinces (from 3 May) due to members of the public and shop owners not adhering to social-distancing rules and other preventive measures as requested by the government.
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2020-04-28 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
On 28 April it was announced that all education facilities and courses are suspended until at least 14 May.
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2020-04-27 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Internal travel restrictions have been reconducted on 27 April at least until 14 May. This includes the suspension of domestic flights, rail links and other types of public transport, with the exception of urban taxis
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2020-04-25 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
urban taxis are allowed to resume operations on 25 April under strict sanitary rules including a maximum of two passengers per ride, compulsory wearing of masks for both driver and clients and ongoing vehicle and personal disinfection.
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2020-04-24 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Algerian authorities announce easing lockdown and restrictive measures in particular areas as from April 24. full lockdown which has been in place in Blida province since Monday, March 30, will be lifted and replaced with a nighttime curfew. The curfew will be observed from 14:00 to 07:00 (local time). Further, the nighttime curfew currently in place in the nine provinces of Algiers, Oran, Béjaïa, Sétif, Tizi Ouzou, Tipaza, Tlemcen, Aïn Defla, and Médéa, has been shortened to run from 17:00 to 07:00. Reports indicate that the curfew observed in the other provinces of the country between 19:00 to 07:00 will remain place without change.
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2020-04-24 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
A number of businesses have been allowed to reopen, including pastry shops, fashion stores, household items and home appliances stores, cosmetics stores, furniture as well as bookstores and hardware stores from 24 April.
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2020-04-24 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
The Ministry of Religious affairs has issued a fatwa (rule) stating that hiding COVID-19 symptoms is against religion and that patients have a duty to inform the authorities. This may increase legal measures against those found to be non-compliant.
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2020-04-24 Out Lockdown: Full lockdown
Algeria has ended a full lockdown on the northern Blida province, the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic in the country, and replaced it with a curfew during the holy month of Ramadhan.
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2020-04-24 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Blida province replaced lockdown with a curfew during the holy month of Ramadhan. Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad said the curfew will begin at 14:00 local time (13:00GMT) and end at 07:00 the next day.
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2020-04-18 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Algerian authorities announced that nationwide curfew and lockdown measures, which were originally set to end on Sunday, April 19, will be extended through Wednesday, April 29
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2020-04-05 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
all wilayas have implemented a curfew from 19.00 to 07.00 (local time) until at least 19 April.
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2020-04-05 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
all wilayas have implemented a partial lockdown until at least 19 April.
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2020-04-05 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Ain Defla, Bejaia, Medea, Oran, Setif, Tipaza, Tizi Ouzou and Tlemcen provinces: Curfew has been extended from 15.00 to 07.00 until at least 19 April.
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2020-04-02 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
suspension extended until until at least 19. April
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2020-04-01 In Lockdown: Full lockdown
Blida extended until at least 19. april 2020
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2020-04-01 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
extended: non-essentials remain closed until further notice
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2020-04-01 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Extended: All public gatherings in Algeria suspended until further notice (including religious prayers and protests).
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2020-04-01 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Extension on internal travel restrictions announced on 1 April will last from 22 March until 19 April
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2020-04-01 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Suspension of domestic flights, rail links and other types of public transport. All taxis banned countrywide. Rail and public or private/public transport between wilayas has been suspended as well as public transport within urban centres.
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2020-04-01 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Extension on internal travel restrictions announced on 1 April will last from 22 March until 19 April, and will cover the suspension of domestic flights, rail links and other types of public transport. All taxis banned countrywide. Rail and public or private/public transport between wilayas has been suspended as well as public transport within urban centres.
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2020-03-27 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
expanded to include provences: Algiers, Batna, Tizi Ouzou, Setif, Tipaza, Constantine, Medea Oran, El Oued, Boumerdes, Bejaia, Ain Defla, Mostaganem and Bordj Bou Arreridj from 7 pm to 7 am.
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2020-03-23 In Lockdown: Full lockdown
Bilda (complete confinement - all movement in and out is prohibited) residents are to remain home for ten days, with few exceptions, all of which must be cleared by authorities.
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2020-03-23 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
resident Abdelmadjid Tebboune announced a partial lockdown for the capital Algiers amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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2020-03-23 In Movement restrictions: Checkpoints within the country
during lockdown in Bilda: checkpoints will be placed in the four corners of the Wilayat and no one may leave or enter Blida.
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2020-03-23 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
All taxis banned countrywide. Rail and public or private/public transport between wilayas has been suspended as well as public transport within urban centers.
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2020-03-23 In Socio-economic measures: Military deployment
Government implements lockdown and curfew in Blida and Algiers
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2020-03-23 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Algiers from 7 pm to 7 am.
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2020-03-22 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
all domestic flights
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2020-03-20 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Programs to disinfect mass transit and public areas
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2020-03-20 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Suspension of all non-cargo international air and maritime travel. Suspension of all International commercial flights (March 20, 2020) Domestic flight suspension (March 22nd, 2020).
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2020-03-20 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Banned all types of gatherings (including all houses of worhsip) until April 5, 2020
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2020-03-18 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Quarantining known confirmed COVID-19 cases within its borders
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2020-03-17 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
All neighboring land countries
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2020-03-17 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
All land borders.
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2020-03-16 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Algiers cancelled all routine nonimmigrant and immigrant visa appointments. We will resume routine visa services as soon as possible but are unable to provide a specific date at this time.
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2020-03-12 In Movement restrictions: Border checks 
Entry denied to people with symptoms
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2020-03-12 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
until 5th April
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2020-03-12 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
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2020-03-05 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
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