26 January 2020 – Flights and high speed trains to and from Wuhan suspended, border control enhanced

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

Overview: Strengthened immigration control: indefinitely suspending flight and high-speed train services to and from Wuhan of the Hubei Province; expanding the arrangements of health declaration by in-coming travellers from the Mainland as soon as possible to all boundary control points; updating travel health advice and advising the general public not to visit Hubei Province; suspending all the Mainland exchanges, visits, cultural and sports activities organised by the HKSAR Government
Full details here: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202001/26/P2020012600087.htm?fontSize=1

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: Activation of Emergency Response Level