20 January 2020 – Further measures introduced to screen travellers from Wuhan, including declaration forms

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

Overview: Require travellers flying into Hong Kong from Wuhan to fill out a health declaration form; revised reporting criteria for medical practitioners
Full details here: https://www.news.gov.hk/eng/2020/01/20200120/20200120_192835_870.html?type=category&name=covid19&tl=t

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions, Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: National Health Commission of the PRC (NHC); Guangdong Health Commission
Evidence/Justification: Confirmed cases from Wuhan, from other places in China, and from Japan, Thailand and Korea