16 February 2020 – COVID-19 response meeting presided over by the Prime Minister

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy, Foreign Affairs, Health, Local Government, Private Sector and Businesses
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Central Incidence Management System for COVID-19, Prime Minister

Overview: The expanded Central Incidence Management System for COVID-19 (IMS) held a meeting presided over by the Prime Minister. Discussion topics included: 1) the implementation status of COVID-19 response plans 2) the evacuation of Korean citizens from the Diamond Princess cruise ship 3) infection control and international student management measures at schools and 4) infection control measures at places of business.
Full details here: https://www.mohw.go.kr/eng/nw/nw0101vw.jsp?PAR_MENU_ID=1007&MENU_ID=100701&page=3&CONT_SEQ=352978&SEARCHKEY=TITLE&SEARCHVALUE=covid

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Learning from other jurisdictions, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report), Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government, National – other