26 January 2020 – School holidays from Chinese New Year extended until February 17

Type of Intervention: Specific Action, Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Education, Social Services
Level of Jurisdiction: Special Administrative Region
Lead People/Agency: The Chief Executive, Mrs Carrie Lam

Overview: Chinese New Year holidays of secondary schools, primary schools, kindergartens, child care centres and special schools were extended
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