Every person arriving in South Korea from overseas will soon be required to undergo two weeks of quarantine to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, the countrys prime minister says.
Most short term travelers, including US citizens on 90 day visa free travel and short term visa holders, will be required to quarantine at their own expense for 14 days at a government-mandated facility. Long term travelers and residents will be required to self-quarantine at their residences. Any passengers exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 will be required to undergo testing for the disease.
IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR U.S. TRAVELERS TO SOUTH KOREA: Effective as of April 1st, the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) imposed a mandatory 14-day quarantine for ALL inbound passengers. Most foreign travelers on short-term travel will be required to quarantine at a government-designated facility at their own expense for 14 days (this includes U.S. citizens traveling on.A room is furnished and ready for inbound service members inside the quarantine facility at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Thursday, May 7, 2020.Travellers from South Korea, northern Italy and Iran are affected by current quarantine orders. Since Feb 8, travellers returning from the mainland have had to be quarantined for 14 days.
Short-term travelers (foreign-nationals) without a confirmed address in Korea are subject to quarantine at a facility designated by the Korean government. 3. The quarantine facility is allocated randomly and cannot be changed for personal reasons.
Visitors arriving from the US, Italy, South Korea, Iran, France, Spain, Germany, and Japan and arriving in Beijing, Shanghai, Sichuan or Guangdong must enter quarantine for two weeks. There have been multiple reports of British and other foreign nationals being put under compulsory centralised observation or home isolation in other locations across China on arrival from overseas.
Travelers exempt from quarantine—those holding A1 (Diplomat) or A2 (Government official) visas or Quarantine Exemption Certificate issued by the Korean Embassy or Consulate General prior to the entry—receive tests and wait for the results at a temporary screening facility. If they test negative, they are subject to active monitoring for 14 days from the day of arrival by installing the.
A Korean Airlines flight arrived at 9:25pm yesterday at Suvarnabhumi Airport bringing 194 Thais from South Korea. Screening officers found 13 of the passengers with high fever and immediately sent them to hospital. Most of the rest took a bus to a 14 day state quarantine area according to state measures, while 18 went to “alternative state quarantine” at a designated hotel.
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From April 1st, all travellers arriving from abroad will be obliged to undergo two weeks of quarantine either at home or in a government facility. Only diplomats and those on official business.
A government-mandated GPS-tracking app designed to monitor and punish people who break quarantine. Public government reports detailing the whereabouts of every single confirmed patient—down to which theater seat they sat in, which plastic surgery clinic they visited and even where they got their lingerie. All these examples are part of a sweeping tracking infrastructure erected by the South.
Much of that criticism has honed in on the government’s decision to not ban all Chinese nationals from entering South Korea. A petition to do just that on the website of the presidential office.