27 February 2020 – Preventive measures against coronavirus in nurseries

Type of Intervention: Regulation
Sectors Involved: Education
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Special populations
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The minister of public health issued the circular. All nurseries, order of nurseries, and parents of children in nurseries should be informed to implement this circular.

Overview: A circular No.36 was issued on 27/2/2020 on the Preventive Measures against Coronavirus in Nurseries. These measures require not accepting any child in the nurseries whose body temperature is more than 37.5 C or having any symptom like cough, runny nose, shortness of breath, sore throat.
Full details here: https://www.moph.gov.lb/en/Media/view/25849/circular-coronavirus-nurseries-

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: Because there are several types of influenza and new viruses spreading around in different parts of the world