27 February 2020 – Government recommends against large group gatherings

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Gatherings, businesses, and services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: State Emergency Management Center

Overview: A recommendation not to gather in bigger groups. Although there are to cases of COVID in Lithuania, other neighbouring countries have current cases, and the incidence of influenza is rising within Lithuania.
Full details here: http://lrv.lt/lt/naujienos/rekomenduojama-nesilankyti-masinio-susiburimo-vietose

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Learning from other jurisdictions
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Cases are already reported in neighbouring countries