23 January 2020 – Department of Health liasing with suppliers to expedite delivery of personal protective equipment

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Health, Supply Chains
Level of Jurisdiction: Special Administrative Region
Lead People/Agency: The Steering Committee, Department of Health, Hospital Authority

Overview: Third Steering Committee meeting in accordance with the Serious Response Level under the Preparedness and Response Plan convened: the Food and Health Bureau and DH were liaising with the suppliers at the wholesale level to ascertain scope for expediting the delivery of and stepping up local supplies
Full details here: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202001/23/P2020012300970.htm

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: Two confirmed imported cases of novel coronavirus infection in Hong Kong