12 February 2020 – Electronic wristbands introduced for people in compulsory quarantine who choose not to share their real-time location

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health
Level of Jurisdiction: Special Administrative Region
Lead People/Agency: Hong Kong Government

Overview: Quarantine surveillance enhanced by asking those who choose not to share their real-time locations to wear electronic wristbands – this is specifically for people who are symptomatic or who have been placed in 14-day compulsory quarantine
Full details here: https://www.news.gov.hk/eng/2020/02/20200212/20200212_224250_286.html?type=category&name=covid19&tl=t

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group