29 January 2020 – Required people to stay home unless doing essential activities

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Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Gatherings, businesses, and services; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Chinese Government has required people to stay home unless doing essential activities, such as buying groceries or going to hospital. Residents are required to show their ID card when entering and leaving their community.

These measures are implemented by local communities at the request of the government, and the strategies vary between local communities.Gatherings are strictly banned in all communities.
Full details here: http://www.gov.cn/zhengce/zhengceku/2020-01/30/content_5473085.htm