Reported that these countries and regions, including Turkey, Laos and Angola newly added on January 1, a total of 37 countries and regions have taken comprehensive or limited entry prohibition measures against South Korea. In addition, the number of countries and regions that increased the quarantine of entry personnel from South Korea increased from 42 the previous day to 44.
Yonhap reported that the U.S. maintains the previous warning level (Level 3) for travel to South Korea. In order to reduce U.S. concerns, the South Korean government is considering strengthening the quarantine of passengers on flights to the United States.
South Koreas Ministry of foreign affairs actively explained the situation of epidemic prevention and control to the governments of all countries and called for no unnecessary excessive measures. The day before yesterday (1 day), it also asked 22 embassies and consulates of countries with frequent economic and trade exchanges with South Korea to take measures to minimize the losses of South Korean enterprises in the local area.