12 February 2020 – Strict quarantine screening expanded to include Hong Kong and Macao

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Type of Intervention: Case identification, contact tracing and related measures
Sectors Involved: Airport health check
Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announces an expansion of strict quarantine screening to include Hong Kong and Macao, in addition to those who arrive from mainland China. As the number of confirmed cases increases in Hong Kong, community transmission has been identified, and there is a high possibility on the risk of transmission through Macao, near Guangdong province.
Full details here: https://www.cdc.go.kr/board/board.es?mid=a30402000000&bid=0030&act=view&list_no=366154&tag=&nPage=11