07 January 2020 – All passengers from Wuhan temperature checked on arrival to Hong Kong

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health, Immigration
Level of Jurisdiction: Special Administrative Region
Lead People/Agency: Secretary for Food & Health Prof Sophia Chan

Overview: Port health measures boosted. “Not only are they doing additional measures, for example, at the airport they are putting in trolleys of infrared temperature-checking machines.

“And also last night, they again targeted those passengers coming from Wuhan to do the hand-held temperature checking for every passenger that came to Hong Kong.”
Full details here: https://www.news.gov.hk/eng/2020/01/20200107/20200107_202556_564.html?type=category&name=covid19&tl=t

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat