26 March 2020 – Requirement for Covid-19 cases isolated outside hospitals to be reported to Ministry of Public Health

Type of Intervention: Regulation, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Detecting and isolating cases; Tracing and quarantining contacts; Legal and policy; New initiatives
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The decision maker is the minister of public health. The implementers are the public and private hospitals, physicians, medical laboratories, service of preventive medicine,

Overview: Decision of the Minister No. 369 of 26/3/2020 on reporting the diagnosed COVID-19 cases that are isolated outside the hospitals:
All health care professionals, physicians and hospitals must fill a questionnaire to report on the COVID-19 cases that are isolated outside the hospitals. This questionnaire should be sent to the ministry of public health by email or whatsapp.
Full details here: https://www.moph.gov.lb/Laws/download_file/4993

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Suggestion and advice of the director of public health, follow up on COVID-19 positive cases outside the hospital