30 March 2020 – Governor of Puerto Rico issues mandatory quarantine for any passengers arriving on flights from the US

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health, Tourism, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: Puerto Rico
Lead People/Agency: Governor
Puerto Rico Health Department

Overview: The Governor of Puerto Rico, Hon. Wanda Vázquez Garced, adopt additional extraordinary measures to prevent, decelerate and control the dissemination of COVID-19. This executive order dispose a mandatory quarantine for every passenger arriving at the airport on a flight from the United States of America or any other international destinations. Each passenger must fill out a Puerto Rico Health Department form with their personal information, travel history, among other required information for contact tracing.
Full details here: https://www.trabajo.pr.gov/docs/Boletines/OE-2020-030_Cuarentena_Obligatoria_de_Todo_Pasajero_que_Llegue_al_Aeropuerto.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling)
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – government