03 January 2020 – Screening measures for travelers entering from Wuhan

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health, Tourism, Transportation
Intervention Categories: International travel measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The Ministry of Public Health

Overview: The Ministry of Public Health implemented measures for screening travelers from Wuhan city on 3 January 2020 at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Don Mueang, Phuket and Chiang Mai airports, and activated enhanced surveillance at public and private hospitals.
Full details here: https://www.who.int/csr/don/14-january-2020-novel-coronavirus-thailand-ex-china/en/

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Confirmation of cases in Wuhan, particularly given major inflows of tourists from China during Lunar New Year period.