01 March 2020 – Entry of foreign travellers from worst affected countries restricted

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs, Immigration, Transportation
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health

Overview: In order to implement the order of the government of the Kyrgyz Republic “On temporary ban on entry of foreign citizens and stateless persons arriving in the Kyrgyz Republic from countries where COVID-19 has been detected, and in order to take operational measures to prevent the import of coronavirus to the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Ministry of Health has ordered to establish a restriction from March 1, 2020 on entry of foreign citizens from the following countries: PRC, Iran, South Korea, Japan, Italy. It also ordered the Head of the Public Health Department to inform the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the State Committee for National Security and other relevant state bodies about the restrictions; the Department of Disease Prevention and State Sanitary and Epidemiological Surveillance to inform all employees of sanitary-quarantine and temporary medical centers and ensure the execution of the order;
Full details here: http://med.kg/images/koronavirus/prikaz_118_29022020.pdf

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Type of Justification: No justification given