Response to New Coronavirus (COVID-19) -March 9

Response to New Coronavirus (COVID-19) -March 9 :Overseas Travel Safety Information

When considering travel abroad, keep the followings in mind:
1) Please check the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for information on the countries and regions where the COVID-19 infection cases have been confirmed.
2) Please refrain from unnecessary or urgent travel.
3) If you are unable to stop your travel, please take the local information into full consideration to ensure safety. 

It is more important to note that, young people may have subclinical infections (they are infected but have no symptoms), and that they themselves can act as spreaders and transmit to others.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
*It is updated every day, so please check the website frequently.

Travel safety information as of March 11 is as follows.

Warning level 3 (Avoid All Travel) 
・ China: Hubei Province and Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province
・ Korea: Daegu, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Gyeongsan, Andong,Yeongcheon-gun, Chilgok-gun, Uiseong-gun, Seongju-gun, Cheongdo-gun and Gunwei-gun and Andong-si
・ Iran: Kom, Tehran, Gilan, Guilan, Alborz, Esfahan, Qazvin, Golestan, Semnan, Mazandaran, Markazi, Lorestan
・ Italy: Lombardy, Veneto, Emilia-Romagna, Piemonte, Marche, San Marino

Warning level 2 (Avoid Non-essential Travel) 
・ China: All areas in China (including Hong Kong and Macau) excluding Level 3 regions
・ South Korea: All areas in South Korea excluding level 3 regions
・ Italy: All areas in Italy and Vatican, , excluding Province of Veneto, Emilia-Romagna
・ Iran: All areas and Vatican excluding level 3 regions