PC 2020-0059 Minimizing the Risk of Exposure to 2019-nCoV Acute Respiratory Disease in Canada Order.

Date Announced:

February 3, 2020

Active Period:

This Order has effect for the period beginning on February 3, 2020 and ending on March 31, 2020. Expired.


In order to protect the health of exposed travellers as well as the health and safety of the general public from the 2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease outbreak through heightened oversight of all individuals arriving to Canada from Hubei Province, China as part of the Government of Canada’s action to bring Canadians home.

Departments and Agencies:

Health Canada | Privy Council Office | Public Health Agency of Canada

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:



China | heightened oversight | repatriation

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