27 April 2020 – Presidential Task Force established to maintain health at military camp

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Regulation
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Military
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creating and using advisory groups or committees
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Presidential Task Force, Military

Overview: A new special Presidential Task Force headed by the Governor of the Western Province was appointed responsible for preparing, implementing and monitoring an effective mechanism under the guidance of Secretary Defence and Commanders of Tri-Forces to ensure health at military camp
Full details here: https://www.presidentsoffice.gov.lk/index.php/2020/04/27/special-presidential-task-force-to-ensure-health-security-at-tri-forces-camps-appointed/?lang=en

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat, Increased numbers of persons in a Navy camp diagnosed to have Covid-19
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government, From the Navy
Evidence/Justification: Increased numbers after 29 sailors confirmed positive for COVID-19