23 January 2020 – Increased monitoring of international travelers arriving from Asia

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Intervention Categories: International travel measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Government of South Africa increased surveillance of international travelers arriving from Asia.

Travelers were advised to self-report if they felt ill. Where passengers had respiratory symptoms before, during, or after travel, they were advised to seek medical attention and share their travel history with their health care provider.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/novel-coronavirus-23-jan-2020-0000