Honduras Decrees National Emergency

Suspension of work for government and company workers, closure of businesses and shopping centers, as well as a ban on the operation of public transport, are some of the measures decreed in the country in view of the threat of the spread of covid-19.

Monday, March 16, 2020

Air, land and sea borders are closed throughout the country, and all sporting, cultural and social activities are cancelled, reported the Honduran presidency.

From the Honduras Presidency's statement:

Tegucigalpa, M.D.C., March 15, 2020. Within the framework of the national emergency in view of the threat of the spread of Covid-19, the national risk management system (SINAGER), communicates specifications of the measures to close down businesses and companies:

1) Work in the public and private sectors is suspended.
2) Events of any type and number of persons are prohibited.
3) All sports, cultural and social activities are cancelled.
4) The operation of public transportation is prohibited.
5) On-site religious celebrations are suspended.
6) All businesses including shopping centers are closed.
7) Air, land and sea borders are closed throughout the country.

Read full statement (In Spanish).

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