26 January 2020 – Entry restrictions announced for non-residents who visited Hubei in previous 14 days

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Immigration, Tourism
Level of Jurisdiction: Special Administrative Region
Lead People/Agency: The Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam

Overview: Impose restrictions on all Hubei Province residents and people, except for Hong Kong residents, who visited the province in the past 14 days from entering Hong Kong
Full details here: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202001/26/P2020012600751.htm

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: The confirmed cases in Hong Kong were imported ones; the Steering Committee cum Command Centre has been monitoring the development of the disease and listening to advice of experts to study measures that can further reduce the chances of infected people entering Hong Kong