28 February 2020 – Central bank advises that cash is safe to use

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Central Bank, Health
Intervention Categories: Education and awareness
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: A recommendation not to be afraid to use cash, as there are no scientific evidence that COVID can spread through banknotes
Full details here: http://sam.lrv.lt/lt/naujienos/rekomenduojama-nesibaiminti-viruso-plitimo-per-pinigus

Type of Justification: Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee
Source of Evidence or Justification: International – other
Evidence/Justification: The members of Euro system are constantly conducting surveys on the impact of using cash for the public health, no evidence found yet.