23 January 2020 – Education Bureau suggests postponing educational exchanges with Mainland China

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Education
Level of Jurisdiction: Special Administrative Region
Lead People/Agency: The Steering Committee, Education Bureau

Overview: Third Steering Committee meeting in accordance with the Serious Response Level under the Preparedness and Response Plan convened: the Education Bureau (EDB) has appealed to schools to consider postponing exchange activities with other Mainland cities that are organised by the EDB and other organisations
Full details here: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202001/23/P2020012300970.htm

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: Two confirmed imported cases of novel coronavirus infection in Hong Kong