Filter for State of Palestine Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-07-04 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
The Palestinian Authority has extended the state of emergency until July 4, 2020.
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2020-07-03 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
the Palestinian Authority declared a five-day lockdown throughout the West Bank, from Friday, July 3, through Tuesday, July 7, 2020
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2020-07-03 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Under the lockdown, residents’ movements in the West Bank will be curtailed, which may impede movement inside and between cities, as well as crossings between the West Bank and Israel.
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2020-07-03 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Under the lockdown, most businesses will be closed. Business closures exclude bakeries, pharmacies, and supermarkets, which are scheduled to be open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. daily.
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2020-06-01 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Gaza mosques to reopen for prayers after closure.
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2020-05-25 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
The West Bank was set to remain under lockdown until 5 June, but with fewer Covid-19 cases recorded in recent weeks, restrictions were lifted early. Mosques, churches and businesses will be allowed to reopen
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2020-05-25 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
reopening of houses of worship, shops and factories on Tuesday will coincide with the last day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
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2020-05-05 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
extended for 3rd time until 5 june 2020
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2020-05-05 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
On 5 May authorities said Palestine is entering the phase where barber shops and hair saloons can open on Fridays and Saturdays. Throughout the week; constructions sites, clothing, footwear and home appliances stores are planned to re-open.
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2020-05-05 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Public transportation will resume in Jenin, Jericho, Qalqilya, Salfit, Tubas and Tulkarem.
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2020-04-25 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Appeal to the United Nations and the concerned institutions to urgently provide the health sector in Gaza with these medical consumables, medicines, personal protective equipment PPE, ventilators, and examination kits to diagnose the coronavirus, in order to preserve the lives of the population. appeal to pressurize the occupation authorities to end the suffocating siege that affected all humanitarian aspects of 2 million people.
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2020-04-21 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Anyone entering Gaza, regardless of origin, is subject to a 28-day quarantine in a specialised isolation centre.
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2020-04-05 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Extended ban on all non-essential movements outside one’s own accommodation is in place. Key workers, including health workers, pharmacists, bakers, public administration staff and those working in grocery stores are exempt from this ban. Until 05/06/2020
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2020-04-03 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Palestinian authorities declared the extension of the state of emergency for an additional 30 days from 3 April.
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2020-04-03 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
extended the lockdown by one month
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2020-03-23 In Social distancing: Changes in prison-related policies
Palistinian leader: President Mahmud Abbas decides to release detainees who have completed half their sentences for certain crimes. not valid for those who committed dangerous crimes.
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2020-03-22 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
The Presidential Decree of "State of Emergency (5/3/2020)"was followed by a Decree-Law issued on 22/3/2020 regulating the State of Emergency.
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2020-03-22 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
22 March until 5 April a ban on all non-essential movements outside one’s own accommodation. Key workers, including health workers, pharmacists, bakers, public administration staff and those working in grocery stores are exempt from this ban.
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2020-03-22 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Israeli government will release 120 million shekels ($33.5 million) from the tax revenues that it collects on the Palestinian Authority behalf.
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2020-03-21 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
banned weekly markets and closed wedding halls
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2020-03-18 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in the Gaza Strip began on March 18 placing patients with respiratory diseases in Gaza schools that the UNRWA converted into medical clinics.
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2020-03-17 In Social distancing: Changes in prison-related policies
Last week, the Palestinian Prisoner Society, an NGO, said prison canteens have stopped supplying detainees with 140 products, including cleaning items. Prison authorities have also cancelled medical check-ups for prisoners, except for fever
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2020-03-15 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Hamas shut down all Gaza crossings
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2020-03-15 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
closure of mosques and churches in all governorates of Palestine
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2020-03-14 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Hamas bans gathering of more than 100 people
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2020-03-14 In Social distancing: Changes in prison-related policies
Shtayyeh said in a post on his official Facebook page that the government "will address the International Committee of the Red Cross and call on it to work on releasing prisoners and ensuring the safety of those in the occupation’s prisons, and making sure that the IPS respects public safety measures to protect our prisoners, especially in terms of limiting prison overcrowding."
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2020-03-11 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Ramallah: PA a new dedicated Department at major hospital to diagnosis and Treatment of COVID-19
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2020-03-07 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
closure of all schools in Gaza
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2020-03-07 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
authorities ban price increases of medical equipment and supplies
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2020-03-07 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Bethlehem in lockdown after cases confirmed
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2020-03-07 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Alhough the presidential decree ""State of Emergency (5/3/2020)" includes the Gaza Strip, the DFAs initially announced that they were not bound by it. However, in practice several regulations and circulars have been issued in light of the emergency period.
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2020-03-05 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Declaration of a State of Emergency through Presidential Decree, in accordance with the Palestinian Basic Law – to apply throughout the occupied Palestinian territory, including Gaza Strip.
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2020-02-03 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
New Quarantine Center for arrivals at Rafah Crossing
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