06 March 2020 – Health declaration arrangements expanded to all inbound international flights

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Immigration
Level of Jurisdiction: Special Administrative Region
Lead People/Agency: The Department of Health (DH)

Overview: Health declaration measures boosted: starting from March 8, the health declaration arrangements at the Hong Kong International Airport will be expanded from inbound flights from the Mainland to all flights arriving Hong Kong; Meanwhile, the Centre for Health Protection advised members of the public to consider delaying all non-essential travel outside Hong Kong.
Full details here: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202003/06/P2020030600821.htm

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Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: Since February, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in countries and areas outside the Mainland has been on the rise.