19 February 2020 – Government to retrieve Hong Kong people stranded in Hubei

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Immigration
Level of Jurisdiction: Special Administrative Region
Lead People/Agency: Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung

Overview: The Government plans on bringing Hong Kong people stranded in Hubei back to Hong Kong, but their return will need to be arranged in batches
Full details here: https://www.news.gov.hk/eng/2020/02/20200219/20200219_150416_140.html?type=category&name=covid19&tl=t

Type of Justification: Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling)
Evidence/Justification: As of February 18, the HKSAR Government received more than 1,300 requests for assistance from Hong Kong residents in the province, involving more than 2,500 people scattering over 30 cities.