This page aims to collate all the important and significant coverages in the public domain pertaining to intersection of coronavirus and cyber legal, policy and regulatory issues.

Coronavirus has already been declared as pandemic by the World Health Organization. As on 30th March, 2020, 11:16 GMT+5:30., this pandemic has seen 638,146 confirmed cases in 203 countries. At the time of writing apart from being an unprecedented public health emergency, Coronavirus age is also throwing large number of cyber legal, policy and regulatory issues.

In this page, we are collating some of the important cyber legal, policy and regulatory issues raised in the Coronavirus age, as have been reported in the public domain.

USA –  “Families First Coronavirus Response Act

This bill responds to the coronavirus outbreak by providing paid sick leave and free coronavirus testing, expanding food assistance and unemployment benefits, and requiring employers to provide additional protections for health care workers.

Proposal for $1 trillion in spending to combat the coronavirus pandemic, including aid for airlines and direct payments to American households, after passing a paid-leave bill that President Trump signed


The Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 The U.K

The Secretary of State makes these Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 45B, 45C, 45F and 45P of the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984(1).

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