24 March 2020 – New measured introduced – masks, social distancing. Gov to buy 200,000 test kits

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Individual measures; Surveillance and response measures; Detecting and isolating cases; Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing offices, businesses, institutions, and operations; Special populations; Legal and policy; Enforcement actions; Finance policy and financial aid; Financial aid to health services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Government, Ministry of Health, Central Crisis Management Team

Overview: Mandatory face (medical or home-made) masks for everybody outside their homes.
Full details here: https://www.health.gov.sk/Clanok?covid-19-24-3-2020-opatrenia

Other links: 1
Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat to the country
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: 204 confirmed COVID-19 cases