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EIG COVID-19 Update | April 13, 2020

April 13, 2020

We’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first, and our mission to uncomplicate the complicated. We hope the below updates help to make sense of the changes happening across the world.

 

International Updates

Argentina | The government extended the lockdown, which began on March 20, to April 26.
Case Update: 46 new cases, -65.67% daily change, Last updated: 2020/4/13, 7:00 PM CEST

Germany | Chancellor Angela Merkel and the premiers of Germany’s 16 states will hear from the German National Academy of Sciences with their recommendation for how the country could begin to loosen restrictions in place since mid-March.
Case Update: 2,537 new cases, -10.07% daily change, Last updated: 2020/4/13, 7:00 PM CEST

Italy | The government extended the lockdown, which began on March 9, to May 3.
Case Update: 4,092 new cases, -12.82% daily change, Last updated: 2020/4/13, 7:00 PM CEST

Jordan | The government extended the lockdown, which began on March 20, to the end of the month.
Case Update: 8 new cases, -11.1% daily change, Last updated: 2020/4/13, 7:00 PM CEST

New Zealand | Prime Minister Jacinda Adern will announce whether to extend the nationwide shutdown on April 20.
Case Update: 15 new cases, 7.14% daily change, Last updated: 2020/4/13, 7:00 PM CEST

Russia | With increasing coronavirus cases across the country, the government is increasing restrictions. From April 13-19, all non-essential businesses and organizations are temporarily suspended. Companies that are operating must change their work procedures to allow for personal distancing and work from home.
Case Update: 2,558 new cases, 17.02% daily change, Last updated: 2020/4/13, 7:00 PM CEST

Spain | The government extended the state of alarm to April 26 at midnight.
Case Update: 4,167 new cases, -13.73% daily change, Last updated: 2020/4/13, 7:00 PM CEST

Sudan | The government will introduce a lockdown for the capital city, Khartoum, for the next three weeks.
Case Update: 4 new cases, 300% daily change, Last updated: 2020/4/13, 7:00 PM CEST

Turkey | Following a weekend lockdown, President Tayyip Erdogan announced a new weekend lockdown to begin on Friday, April 17.
Case Update: 4,789 new cases, -6.79% daily change, Last updated: 2020/4/13, 7:00 PM CEST

The US | For the first time, the US Supreme Court will hear cases by conference call instead of in the court. The justices will hear arguments on May 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, and 13.
Case Update: 31,633 new cases, .09% daily change, Last updated: 2020/4/13, 7:00 PM CEST