Egypt declares a one month state of emergency.
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announces that the government will lift the COVID-19 state of emergency in the Greater Tokyo Area on March 21 after approval from an expert panel due to a decrease in the number of cases.
President Sooronbay Jeenbekov declares a state of emergency in the capital Bishkek and deploys the country's armed forces across the city following serious political unrest that came after the now-overturned 2020 elections.
Bosnia and Herzegovina declares a state of emergency over COVID-19. The Bosnian military is directed to set up tent quarantines on the border with Republika Srpska, which itself has declared a state of emergency.
Wildfires in east and west Attica, Greece, kill at least 76 people, leave another 172 injured, and burn hundreds of houses and vehicles, prompting a state of emergency. The Greek government requests help from European Union countries.
2011–2012 Egyptian revolution: Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, lifts Egypt's state of emergency a day before the anniversary of the revolution.