03 February 2020 – Flights from China suspended until end of February, thermal cameras used for other inbound passengers

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Transportation
Intervention Categories: International travel measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Minister of Health of Turkey (Fahrettin Koca) made the announcement on behalf of the government. As the implementation is related to international transportation, the decision will be executed via the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.

Overview: Flights from China to Turkey was suspended until the end of February. Thermal cameras were decided to be used for the flights from Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Malaysia.
Full details here: https://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkey-to-suspend-flights-from-china-until-end-of-month-151705

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Minister of Health declared that “Scientific Board for COVID-19” which was established under Ministry of Health in January 2020 advised this policy interventions.