03 Mar 2020
EL Members should strictly follow the indications of their health/governmental authorities in relation to COVID-19, at the pace marked, as the situation evolves, avoiding in all instances to instil social alarm.
Health/governmental authorities consider, in general, the contention scenario, in which there are ill people, but the situation is under control and the contagion chain is known. There is no community transmission.
Main measures considered by WHO to contain the transmission are hygiene and social distancing: