10 March 2020 – Passengers from Iran, Italy, and South Korea enter 14-day quarantine, passengers stopped from disembarking cruise ships

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health, Immigration, Military
Intervention Categories: International travel measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Director General of Health and Chief of Staff of the Army

Overview: This decision quarantine all arrivals from Italy, South Korea and Iran for 14-days. Kandakadu Qurantine Center in Batticaloa began. Country has immediately stopped disembarkation of passengers from cruise ships arriving.
Full details here: https://www.presidentsoffice.gov.lk/index.php/2020/03/17/he-president-gotabaya-rajapaksas-address-to-the-nation/?lang=en

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Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: Accepted action to control an epidemic from overseas