19 March 2020 – Covid-19 recognised as a serious disease of priority attention

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health, Executive Office
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; New initiatives; Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: General Health Council

Overview: Recognition of the epidemic of disease due to the SARS-CoV2 virus, COVID-19 in Mexico, as a serious disease of priority attention.
Full details here: https://www.dof.gob.mx/nota_detalle.php?codigo=5590161&fecha=23/03/2020

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Type of Justification: Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – government
Evidence/Justification: Based on WHO and “world experts”