Global Health Advisory: Do Not Travel. Avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.
Level 4 - Do Not Travel to:
A novel coronavirus is causing an outbreak of COVID-19 in South Korea. On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization determined the COVID-19 outbreak constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). The South Korean government has reported cases of the COVID-19 in the country and has upgraded its response level to “grave”, its highest response level. On February 24, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Level 3 Travel Warning Avoid Non-essential Travel for South Korea. Travelers should review and follow the Centers for Disease Control’s guidelines for the prevention of coronavirus if they decide to travel to South Korea. If suspected to have COVID-19 (coronavirus) in South Korea, you may face travel delays, quarantine, and extremely expensive medical costs.
If you travel to South Korea, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends individuals take the following steps:
If you spent time in South Korea during the past 14 days and feel sick with fever, cough, or difficulty breathing the Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends individuals:
Please monitor the South Korean government’s website for further updates on the coronavirus infection.
Daegu – Level 4: Do Not Travel
See https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/warning/coronavirus-south-korea and https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/novel-coronavirus-2019.html for additional guidance.
Last Update: Reissued to raise the Travel Advisory Level for specific areas of the country and additional health information for that area.