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COVID-19: Specified countries and areas with implications for returning travellers or visitors arriving in the UK

By February 28, 2020 No Comments
COVID-19: Specified countries and areas with implications for returning travellers or visitors arriving in the UK

Category 1: Travellers should self-isolate, even if asymptomatic, and call NHS 111 to inform of recent travel.

Category 2: Travellers do not need to undertake any special measures, but if they develop symptoms they should self-isolate and call NHS 111.

The guidance for Italy, Iran, Daegu or Cheongdo (Republic of Korea), Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, and Vietnam applies to individuals who returned from these specific areas on or after 19 February 2020.

Category 1 countries/areasCategory 2 countries/areas
Wuhan city and Hubei Province (China, see map)Cambodia
IranChina*
Daegu or Cheongdo (the Republic of Korea, see map)Hong Kong
Any Italian town under containment measures (see map)Italy: north* (see map)
Japan
Laos
Macau
Malaysia
Myanmar
Republic of Korea*
Singapore
Taiwan
Thailand
Vietnam

*Except areas of the country specifically referred to in Category 1.

Reference

Gov.UK