Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health, Tourism
Level of Jurisdiction: State
Lead People/Agency: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow
Overview: Penang prohibits entry to medical tourists due to the re-emergence of COVID-19 infections in the state.
Full details here: https://www.malaymail.com/news/malaysia/2020/08/17/penang-shuts-down-medical-tourism-over-fresh-covid-19-fears/1894542
Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat