06 March 2020 – Government monitors coronavirus cases overseas

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Health, Immigration
Level of Jurisdiction: Special Administrative Region
Lead People/Agency: Under Secretary for Food & Health Dr Chui Tak-yi

Overview: Hong Kong is closely monitoring the increase of coronavirus cases around the world
Full details here: https://www.news.gov.hk/eng/2020/03/20200306/20200306_172144_708.html?type=category&name=covid19&tl=t

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: The Government realises that there is certainly a risk of imported cases with the increase in the number of countries affected by the new coronavirus