Coronavirus Spread Update

Coronavirus Spread Update

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UPD: April 26

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Countries

Europe

Asia

Middle East

Africa

North America

South America

Australia

Dominican Republic

Jamaica

New Zealand

Europe

Austria

Country-specific information:  

  • national quarantine is declared (lockdown),
  • borders are closed to non-residents,
  • air traffic is suspended.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days.

What is a lockdown?

A lockdown ​is an official order to control the movement of people or vehicles because of a dangerous situation.

Andorra

Country-specific information: 

  • borders remain open,
  • travellers arriving from Spain and France may undergo border control. 

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: is not officially imposed, but anyone returning from a risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Belgium

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: is not officially imposed, anyone returning from a risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Bulgaria

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: is not officially imposed, anyone returning from a risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Czech Republic

Country-specific information:  

  • borders are closed to non-residents. Exception: students and travellers with a business visa. All of them have to be tested negative for COVID-19 or should be quarantined for 14 days (the test must not be older than 4 days);
  • since April 24 citizens can travel abroad or move across the country.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks. 

Cyprus

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents;
  • the Government announced all hotels would be closed till April 30, 2020.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Denmark

Country-specific information: 

  • national quarantine is declared (lockdown),
  • borders are closed to non-residents till April 12, 2020. Exception: travellers with residence permit.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: is not officially imposed, anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Finland

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents. Exception: transit passengers or essential travel.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days.

France

Country-specific information: 

  • national quarantine is declared (lockdown) until May 11,
  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Germany

Country-specific information: 

  • national quarantine is declared (lockdown) 
  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Greece

Country-specific information:  

  • borders are closed to non-residents,
  • Greek authorities announced all hotels and resorts will be closed till April 30. 

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Hungary

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days for citizens who have visited Iran, China, Italy, South Korea.

Ireland

Country-specific information: 

  • borders remain open.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Iceland

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Italy

Country-specific information: 

  • national quarantine is declared (lockdown);
  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Latvia

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents. Exception: citizens and travellers with residence permission.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks and remain available for medical professionals.

Lithuania

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents. Exception: travellers with residence or work permit.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days.

Liechtenstein

Country-specific information:  

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Luxembourg

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Macedonia 

Country-specific information: 

  • North Macedonia is closed to non-residents. 

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: is not officially imposed, but anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Malta

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days (fine for quarantine violation: 14 000 euro).

Monaco

Country-specific information: 

  • borders remain open, travellers arriving from France and Italy may undergo border control.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days.

Moldova

Country-specific information: 

  • land borders are closed to non-residents. Exception: cargo operations, diplomats, individuals possessing residence permission;
  • international air traffic is suspended.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Mongolia

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days for Mongolian citizens who have visited China, Italy, South Korea or Japan within the last 14 days. 

Montenegro

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days. 

Norway

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents,
  • air traffic is suspended.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days. 

Poland

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents. Exception: travellers possessing residence or work permit.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days. 

Portugal

Country-specific information:  

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days for Madeira and the Azores.

Serbia

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 or 28 days (maximum period is effective in case an individual arrives from coronavirus hotbed countries).

Slovenia

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Slovakia

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents.
  • international airports are closed.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Spain

Country-specific information: 

  • national quarantine is declared (lockdown);
  • borders are closed to non-residents;
  • Ministry of Health declared all hotels, guest houses and campings must be closed. Only personnel are allowed to go to their workplace. 

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Switzerland

Country-specific information:  

  • borders are closed to non-residents. Exception: medical professionals, a certificate must be presented at the border. 

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Sweden

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents. Exception: essential travel, professional duties, international protection reasons.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Romania

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents. Exception: transit travellers or individuals possessing residence permit.  

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days.

The United Kingdom

Country-specific information:  

  • borders remain open;
  • citizens having flu symptoms (cough, runny nose) must self-isolate for two weeks.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: is not officially imposed, anyone returning from a medium- or high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

The Netherlands

Country-specific information:  

  • borders are closed to non-residents. Exception: citizens of the EU, the UK and the Schengen Area. The ban does not apply to professions deemed essential (e.g., healthcare and transportation professionals).

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: no specific information, anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Armenia

Country-specific information:

  • state of emergency has been declared;
  • borders are closed to non-residents. Exception: diplomats, travellers possessing residence permit, exceptional cases approved by the Commandant;
  • air traffic is suspended.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Azerbaijan

Country-specific information:

  • the country’s capital is closed. Exception: travellers with work permit or permission issued by the Government. 

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Belarus

Country-specific information:

  • borders remain open.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Georgia

Country-specific information:

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Kazakhstan

Country-specific information:

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Kyrgyzstan

Country-specific information:

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks. Quarantine is mandatory for individuals who have visited Italy, Germany, France, Iran, South Korea or China within the last 30 days.

Tajikistan

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: no specific information, but anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Ukraine

Country-specific information:

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: citizens returning from abroad must undergo medical control.

Uzbekistan

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents.
  • all international passenger services, including flights, buses, cars, trains as well as river transport are suspended.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Asia

 Cambodia

Country-specific information: 

  • citizens of Germany, Iran, Italy, Spain, France and the USA are prohibited from entering the country. 

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

 China

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents as well as travellers with visas and residence permits.
  • On March 29, China’s National Health Commission spokesman Mi Feng reported that China managed to stop the spread of the coronavirus, standing at less than 3,000 confirmed cases.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days.

India

Country-specific information: 

  • officially borders remain open, however, entry into the country has in fact been suspended as all previously issued visas have been cancelled;
  • citizens of the EU, Switzerland, Norway and the UK are prohibited from entering the country. 

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days. 

Indonesia

Country-specific information: 

  • travellers arriving from Iran, Italy and South Korea are prohibited from entering the country;
  • sea and air traffic with China have been suspended;
  • foreign citizens are required to obtain a visa in accordance with the purpose of the visit;
  • visa applicants must present a health certificate issued by medical facilities at the country of residence.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Japan

Country-specific information:  

  • travellers who have visited Italy, Iran, China and South Korea within the last 14 days are prohibited from entering the country. 

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: a 14-day quarantine is supposed to be imposed.

Malaysia

Country-specific information: 

  • national quarantine is declared (lockdown),
  • borders are closed to non-residents,
  • citizens are not allowed to leave the country.

Maldives

Country-specific information: 

  • travellers who have visited mainland China, Italy, Bangladesh, Iran, Spain, Germany (Bavaria, North Rhine-Westphalia, Baden-Württemberg) and two regions of South Korea within the last 14 days are prohibited from entering the country;
  • traffic between islands is banned.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Singapore

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents, transit is not allowed. Exception: healthcare and transportation professionals.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days for travellers coming from Brunei, the United Kingdom, Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, the Philippines, Switzerland and Japan.

Travellers must prove they have adequate accommodation to stay quarantined for an appropriate period – a hotel or any other accommodation booking voucher.

South Korea

Country-specific information: 

  • travellers who have visited Hubei (China) or have travelled on the Diamond Princess cruise within the last 14 days are prohibited from entering the country; 
  • inbound air traffic is limited;
  • foreign citizens arriving into the country must fill out a form, undergo medical screening and download a health monitoring mobile application.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days.

Sri Lanka

Country-specific information:  

  • borders are closed to non-residents,
  • air traffic is suspended.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: is not officially imposed, but anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Thailand

Country-specific information: 

  • state of emergency has been declared;
  • borders are closed to non-residents till April 30 with a possibility of an extension; 
  • hotels on Koh Lipe island and in Chanthaburi province are closed. 

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks. 

The Philippines

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents. Exception: diplomats, foreign spouses and children, employees of international organizations.
  • domestic flights are suspended.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days for individuals who have visited Italy or Iran within the last 14 days. 

Turkey

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents,
  • air traffic is suspended.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Middle East

Israel

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents. Exception: entry permit issued by Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days. Foreign arrivals must self-isolate at home (staying at a hotel, villa or any other booked accommodation is prohibited).

The UAE

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents;
  • visa-free entry is suspended;
  • issuance of new visas is temporarily suspended, all unused visas are automatically banned. Exception — diplomatic passport holders.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days.

Africa

Egypt

Country-specific information:  

  • borders are closed to non-residents,
  • air traffic is suspended till March 31, 2020, 
  • hotels suspend operation due to resorts closing.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days. 

Mauritius

Country-specific information: 

  • national quarantine is declared (lockdown),
  • borders are closed to non-residents till April 2, 2020.  

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days.

Morocco

Country-specific information: 

  • international flights are suspended.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: is not officially imposed, but anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks. 

Oman

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents;
  • cruise ships are forbidden to dock in the ports;
  • issuance of visas is temporarily suspended.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days.

Qatar

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents. Exception: Qatar Airways transit passengers connecting in Doha.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days.

Seychelles

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to European residents;
  • travellers who have visited Europe, the UK, Switzerland and France are prohibited from entering the country.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days upon arrival from Europe, the UK, Switzerland and France. 

Tanzania

Country-specific information: 

  • borders remain open.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: is not officially imposed, but anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

North America

Canada

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents. Exception: travellers with residence permits, diplomats, family members, the USA citizens.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days.

Mexico

Country-specific information: 

  • borders remain open.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a risk country should be quarantined for two weeks. 

The USA

Country-specific information: 

  • citizens of the UK and Ireland are prohibited from entering the country;
  • travellers who have visited Iran, China or the Schengen Area countries within the last 14 days are prohibited from entering the country;
  • American citizens arriving from abroad must undergo health screening upon arrival. 

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: is not imposed, but anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

South America

Argentina

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days.

Brazil

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents. Exception: international mission trips, closest family members;
  • disembarking at seaports is prohibited. 

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: is not officially imposed, anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Colombia

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days.

Peru

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: is not officially imposed, anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Venezuela

Country-specific information: 

  • closing borders with Brazil and Colombia is being considered.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: anyone returning from a high-risk country should be quarantined for two weeks.

Australia

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents (transit is not allowed). 

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days.

Dominican Republic

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents;
  • state of emergency has been declared;
  • air traffic is suspended till April 3, 2020;
  • cruise ships are forbidden to dock in the ports.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days for individuals who have visited China, Italy, South Korea or Iran within the last 14 days.

Jamaica

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days.

New Zealand

Country-specific information: 

  • borders are closed to non-residents.

Self-isolation for individuals arriving into the country: 14 days.

 

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