Countries around the world have taken drastic measures, including the closure of the border, in an effort to curb COVID-19.
Countries around the world are increasingly adopting sweeping measures to stem the spread of new, including closing the airport, imposing travel restrictions and completely sealing their borders.
outbreak of coronavirus that has been labeled a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Below is a list of countries that have taken such steps in the past few days. Travelers should visit the government website for latest information and further details.
The government said it would suspend air and sea travel to Europe from March 19 Authorities had previously been suspended flights to Morocco, Spain, France and China.
According to a travel advisory 12 Mar published in Antigua Tourism Barbuda Authority, foreign nationals who have traveled to China, Italy, Iran, Japan, South Korea and Singapore in the previous 28 days will not be allowed to enter the country ,
diplomat freed. Each yacht with suspected cases can also be blocked from docking.
With more than 55 cases were confirmed, Argentina announced on March 15 that it will close its borders to all non-residents for at least two weeks, and all flights from the United States and Europe would be canceled starting March 16.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on March 19 that the country’s borders will be close to all visitors, except citizens and permanent residents and their close family members.
Morrison declared “emergency human biosecurity” on March 18 and said citizens should leave all trips abroad.
“We increased travel restrictions on Australians to level four for the whole world, it is the first time that ever happened in the history of Australia,” he said, adding it is ‘prohibited infinite’.
March 15, Morrison said international travelers arriving in the country would need to isolate themselves for 14 days and foreign cruise ships will be banned for 30 days.
Austrian government said on March 13 it would introduce border checks with Switzerland and Liechtenstein and the prohibition flight connections with France, Spain and Switzerland.
Bangladesh suspended flights to all European destinations except Britain. Flight ban came into force on March 16, and will remain in effect until March 31.
Belize has shut down most of its port entry, but the Santa Elena Border and Philip Goldson International Airport remains open, according to the state. cargo ships can continue to use all ports of entry.
Starting from March 18 Bolivia of the European Schengen zone, the UK, Ireland and Iran. Earlier, have banned tourists from Spain, China, South Korea and Italy. The country has also implemented measures strict border, including medical examination.
The measures will remain in effect until March 31, said the government.
Brazil announced enhanced screening and quarantine measures at the border. It is said that the majority would close its border with Venezuela on March 18, but the truck with merchandise could continue crossing. Hundreds of migrants and refugees Venezuela Venezuela-Brazil border crossing daily.
Turkish land border with Bulgaria was closed for entry and exit of passengers as a measure against the outbreak of coronavirus, state broadcaster TRT Haber said on Wednesday.
A TRT reporter said the gate is still open for logistics
on March 15, the Bulgarian Ministry of Transportsaid would prohibit incoming flight from Italy and Spain in the middle of the night (22 .: 00 GMT) on March 17 Zheliazkov Rosen also said Bulgaria who wish to return home from these countries will have March 16 and 17 to do so and will face a 14-day quarantine.
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On March 17, the government declared closed the land, air and sea borders without limit, starting from March 18 International flights were grounded, with the exception of the cargo plane.
Canada on March 16 that closes the border and banned the entry of people who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents, except for close family members of Canadian citizens, members of the air crew and diplomat,as well as US citizens.
On March 18, the US and Canada said close the border to all non-essential traffic. Trading was not affected, said the leaders of those countries.
Most of the international flights to Canada will be directed through four airports began on March 18 domestic flights and those from the Caribbean, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Mexico and the US will be released.
Chile it would close its borders to non-resident foreigners began on March 18 for an undetermined period. Every citizen returning from high-risk areas should quarantine for 14 days
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Colombia announced that starting on March 16 it would ban the entry of all foreigners who have been to Europe or Asia in the last 14 days, with the exception of foreign nationals and diplomats. All land borders, air and sea will remain shut until May 30 this includes the border with Venezuela where thousands of migrants and refugees daily.
After declaring a state of emergency, Costa Rica border would be closed all borders to foreigners began on March 18.
on March 12, the Croatian government announced a series of restrictions on crossing international borders. foreigners from countries hard-hit, such as Italy and China, are required to spend 14 days in quarantine facilities.
Authorities also conducted health monitoring for passengers from countries affected by the virus, including Spain, the US and Sweden. Tourists from these countries should self-isolate for two weeks. Find out more.
Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus, said on March 13 the country would close its borders for 15 days for all except Cyprus, the European working on the island and people with special permission.
measure will come into effect from March 15, it said in a state address.
Czech prime minister said on March 12 the country would close its borders to tourists from Germany and Austria and prohibit entry of foreigners from countries other high risk.
Republic banned from traveling to countries, and to and from other countries and who are considered at risk, effective from Saturday (23:00 GMT Friday).
The complete list includes other EU members Italy, Sweden, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain and Denmark, as well as the UK, Switzerland, Norway, China, South Korea and Iran. international public transport vehicles with more than nine seats will also be banned from crossing the border.
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Denmark said on March 13 it will temporarily close its borders to non-citizens.
“All tourists, all the trips, all holidays, and all foreigners who can not prove the purpose credited from entering Denmark, will be denied entry at the border of Denmark,” said Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen. the closure will not apply to the carriage of goods, including food, pharmaceuticals and industrial supplies.
The government said on March 14 that on March 16 it will suspend all flights from Europe and the arrival of all the cruise ship for a month.
Djibouti said on March 15 it was suspending all international flights.
Start the border March 16 really, including for citizens and residents, for 21 days.
Egypt will suspend all air traffic at airports from March 19 to March 31, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said on March 16.
El Salvador closed the airport on March 16 to all commercial flights. On March 11, it goes to all foreigners, including diplomats accredited and a legal resident of the country. They were allowed into the subject is to the possibility of a 30-day quarantine.
Maria Ohisalo Interior Minister said on March 17. Finland will begin weight limit traffic over the border on March 19.
Georgian government said on March 15 it will temporarily close the border with Russia for tourists from 16 March.
“This decision will not apply according to the citizens of the Russian Federation and Georgia who want to return to their home country,” the Georgian government said on its website. Restrictions will not apply to goods traffic.
Germany said on March 15 that it would temporarily introduce border controls at the border with Austria, Switzerland, France, Luxembourg and Denmark from March 16.
influx restriction extended to include flamps from Italy, Spain, Austria, France, Luxembourg, Denmark and Switzerland, the interior ministry said on March 18 a new entry Restrictions also apply to the transport of Denmark, a spokesman for the interior ministry said.
Starting on March 17, Ghana banned entry to anyone who has visited the country with more than 200 cases of coronavirus in the previous 14 days, unless they are official residents or citizens of Ghana.
Greece on 14 March prohibiting all flights are still operating to and from Italy until March 29.
on March 15, has said it will ban the road and sea routes, as well as a ban on flights to northern Albania and Macedonia, and to and from Spain to stem the spread of coronavirus. Only cargo and people living in Greece will be allowed to travel to and from northern Albania and Macedonia, authorities said.
Athens also restrictions on trips to Italy, saying it prohibits the passenger ships to and from neighboring countries, while no cruise ships will be allowed to dock at the port of Greece. Greece said it would put anyone arriving from abroad in quarantine for two weeks.
Turkish land border with Greece has been closed for entry and exit of passengers as a measure against the outbreak of coronavirus, state broadcaster TRT Haber said on Wednesday.
A TRT reporter said the gate was still open for logistics.
All the tourists who arrive who have visited Hong Kong, China, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Iran, Italy or Germany in the last two weeks will be imposed quarantine, the Miami Herald on March 17.
Guatemala banned all non-resident immigrants and stop all flights from March 16 to 30 except for cargo. It is also prohibited from docking cruise ships. On March 17, the state also announced it was suspending all flights deportation from the United States.
Starting on March 18, all airports were partially closed for 14 days. Closure mainly affect international passenger flights, local media.
Haiti has suspended all international flights, except for those coming from the United States, and closed its border with the Dominican Republic.
Honduras has ordered all borders are closed except for the cargo.
Hungary will close its borders to international passengers, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told parliament on March 16.
India said on March 18 it would suspend most of visa to the country. Millions of foreign citizens of Indian origin, who are traditionally granted visa-free access, it will also need to be applied.
adviser said anyone with a “compelling reason” for the trip to the country can contact their nearest Indian mission. It also urged India to avoid all non-essential travel abroad.
On March 17, India has suspended issuing visas to citizens of France, Spain and Germany until further notice. Such restrictions are already in place for the citizens of China, Italy, Iran, Japan and South Korea – the five countries most hit by the outbreak of the virus
The National airline Air India said on Wednesday it suspended. Italy and South Korea to 28 March and 25 March respectively. India has also closed its border with neighboring Myanmar.
Iraq to suspend domestic flights at the airport from 17 to 24. On March 15, Iraq suspended all flights to and from Baghdad International Airport in the same period.
in Italy, the government put the country of 60 million people in lockdown on March 10 in an attempt to stop the spread of the virus.
restriction will run till 3 of April.
People fly into Italy subject to temperature screening at major airports Italy, and the state has suspended flights of China and Taiwan
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Jamaica has imposed a travel ban tourists from Iran, China, South Korea, Italy, Singapore, Germany, Spain, France and England, the local media. The government also said that anyone arriving from countries where there is a spread public will be asked to self-quarantine for 14 days.
Jordan on March 17 border crossings with Israel and the Israeli-occupied West Bank and the port for delivery of Egypt. It is also prohibited passenger traffic overland from Iraq.
The government banned travel to Lebanon and Syria and also barred to tourists fromFrench, German and Spanish. The measures include reducing by half the flight service to Egypt.
President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on March 15 declared a state of emergency, restrictions on entry into the country for everyone except the return of citizens, diplomats and people who were invited by the government. Kazakh is also prohibited from leaving the country.
Kenya travel suspended from any country with COVID reported 19 cases.
“Only citizens of Kenya, and every foreigner with a valid residence permit will be allowed to enter, as long as they continue in self-quarantine,” said President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Authorities all passengers of commercial flights from and to Kuwait.
Kyrgyzstan on March 17 said it would ban entry to all foreigners.
Latvia stopped almost all foreigners entering the country while all international travel, by air, rail, sea and road, canceled. Latvia and foreigners with residency rights in Latvia can enter the country.
The Lebanese government on March 11 suspension from Italy, Iran, China, and South Korea.
on March 12, the Lebanese government made the decision to close indefinitely all land border crossings to Syria.
Libyan UN recognized government of the National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli suspend all flights in Misrata service for three weeks. Border closures have also been closed.
Lithuania on March 16 closed its borders to almost all foreigners. Lithuanian citizen is also forbidden to leave the country, except for a business trip. Prohibition, which has exceptions for truck drivers, diplomats and people who pass through the country on their way home, will be valid until March 30.
Starting from March 20, there will be no commercial passenger flights and from Europe for 30 days. Travelers who come from countries affected have to self-quarantine for 14 days.
Malaysia borders to tourists and internal movement restricted from March 16 to March 31.
The government banned entry to tourists from China, Italy, Bangladesh, Iran, Malaysia and the UK, as well as those coming from certain regions in Germany, France and South Korea. All direct flights to China, South Korea and Italy have also been suspended.
Mali will indefinitely from countries affected by the virus began on March 19, with the exception of cargo flights.
Moldova temporarily closed its borders and stop all international flights from March 17th.
Morocco said on March 14 it will stop flights to and from 25 countries, extending the previous ban that covers China, Spain, Italy, France and Algeria.
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On March 14, all foreign nationals who entered Nepal should remain in self-quarantine for 14 days, according to the country Immigration.
Nepalese citizens and residents should stay home quarantine for 14 days from the date of their arrival. All these measures were in place until 30 April.
The country has stopped issuing on-arrival visas for foreigners from March 14 through April 30.
On March 13, the Netherlands announced suspension of flights of “risk countries” -. including mainland China, Hong Kong, Iran, Italy and South Korea
ban in place until at least March 27
from March. 19, New Zealand will close the borders to all non-citizens or non-permanent residents.
Prime Minister’s Jacinda Ardern said on March 15 every person arriving in New Zealand will need to isolate themselves for 14 days, not including the people of the Pacific Islands.
government announced on March 18 that enter the country for tourists from China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, the United States, Norway, Britain, Switzerland and the Netherlands. They come from high-risk countries were asked to self-isolate for 14 days.
Norway said on March 14 it will close the port and airport from 16 March, although exemptions will be made for the Norwegian returned from abroad as well as for goods.
This country also said it will implement a comprehensive control of land entry points, but will not close its 1,630km (1,000-mile) border with neighboring Sweden.
Oman tourist visa of all countries and are prohibited from docking cruise ships.
Pakistan on 13 March all land borders and decided to restrict international flights.
“has been decided that all borders will remain closed for 15 days,” said Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi that local and network ARY Dunya TV. “International flights will operate only from the airport of Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad.”
Pakistan had stopped flights to and from Iran.
“The environment here is very dirty if people stay here for a while … they will get a coronavirus.” A rare look inside a camp that had become the center of an outbreak of Pakistan.
On March 16, the government announced that only Panamanian and foreign nationals will be allowed to enter the country.
On March 14, Paraguay was suspended from Europe until at least March 26th. It is also traffic in the Friendship Bridge, which connects the country with Brazil, for cargo traffic authorities.
After declaring a state of emergency on March 15, Peru announced it would close the border for at least 15 days starting on March 16 sizes including canceling all international flights commercially to state
A lockdown for a month in Luzon -. The Philippines’ largest island home to nearly 60 million people – are in place, while domestic and international flights have been canceled until April 14.
March 13, Poland said it would prohibit foreigners from entering the country on March 15 and 14-day quarantine on its citizens back home. Those with a residence permit in Poland will also be allowed to enter, said Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.
No dr international flight or train will be allowed from March 15 except for some charter flights to bring Poland back from vacation.
Qatar said on March 15 it will prohibit incoming flight, with the exception of freight and transit flights, starting from March 18 the entry ban does not apply to citizens of Qatar.
Russian government said on March 14 it closed the land border with Poland and Norway country to foreigners.
said the closure will apply to all foreigners who pass through border crossing points for tourism, study, work or private visits. Residents of neighboring Belarus and the official delegation released.
Caribbean countries ask anyone who has traveled to China, Italy, Iran, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, Britain, France, Germany and Spain did not visit, the Miami Herald reported. If an individual does not come from one of these countries, it must go through a 14-day quarantine.
Saint Lucia restriction of tourists arrive from France, Germany, Spain, UK, China, Japan, South Korea, Italy and Singapore, according to local media.
March 15, Saudi Arabia all international flights for two weeks.
Serbian entry to people who arrive from Italy, certain provinces in China, South Korea, Iran and Switzerland.
March 15, “all new visitors with a history of a recent trip to France, Germany, Italy and Spain in the last 14 days will not be allowed entry into or transit through Singapore”, according to.
Singaporeans and pass-holders who have been to countries in the last 14 days will issue a “Stay-Home Notification”, which would require them to quarantine for two weeks.
Slovenia on March 11 said it closed several border crossings with Italy and started making health checks on people remains open. rail passenger transport between the two countries were also canceled.
South Africa banned entry to foreign travelers coming from or transiting through high risk countries, including Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Germany, France, Switzerland, the US, UK and China.
South Africa are also advised to cancel or postpone trips abroad all non-essential.
South Korea said on March 17 it would tighten border checks to all foreign arrivals. the government has imposed strict border checks on visitors from China, Italy and Iran, requiring them to register with a smartphone app to keep track of whether they have symptoms, such as fever.
On March 16, the Spanish government announced the closure of the land border, allowing only residents, residents and others with special circumstances to country.
direct flights from Italy to Spain have been banned until March 25.
Sri Lanka said on March 17 it would ban all flights in two weeks.
On March 16, Sudan shut down all the airports, ports and land crossings. Only humanitarian shipments of commercial and technical support were excluded from the restrictions.
Suriname closed all land borders and sea on 14 March.
Trinidad and Tobago closed its borders to foreigners for 14 days starting on March 17, the local media. Citizens will be allowed to enter the country, but will be subject to quarantine.
Tunisia, confirming 24 cases of the virus, closed mosques, cafes and markets, closed the land border and international airlines suspended on March 16.
Tunisia also imposed a curfew from 06:00 to 06:00 start on March 18, the Tunisian president said, the tightening of measures to combat the spread of coronavirus.
Turkish land border with Greece and Bulgaria have been closed for entry and exit of passengers as a measure against the outbreak of coronavirus, state broadcaster TRT Haber said on Wednesday.
a TRT reporter said the gate was still open for logistics.
government suspended flights to and from several countries, including Germany, France, Spain, Norway, Denmark, Austria, Sweden, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, China, South Korea, Iran and Iraq.
Ukraine said on March 13 that foreigners will be banned from entering the country.
government indefinitely flights to and from Lebanon, Turkey, Syria and Iraq on March 17.
The government on March 17, residents advised “against all non-essential travel around the world”, initially for a period of 30 days.
The US has the entry of all foreign nationals who have traveled to China, Iran, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom or Ireland 14 days before their arrival.
US citizen or permanent resident who has visited high-risk areas have to fly to one of the 13 international airports with improved filtering capability entries.
We will, by mutual consent, while closing our northern border with Canada for non-essential traffic. Trade will not be affected. Details to follow!
On March 18, the President announced that they will be closing the northern border with Canada “by mutual agreement” to non-essential traffic such as tourists and other visitors.
March 15, Uruguay will prohibit all flights from Europe starting March 20th Previously, has mandated that passengers from China, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Iran, Spain, Italy, France and Germany have to go through 14-day quarantine.
Uzbekistan has entries for all foreigners and departures by locals.
on March 12, Venezuela announced it would cancel all flights from Europe, Colombia, Panama and the Dominican Republic for at least 30 days. The country has also announced a national quarantine.
The government of internationally recognized from Yemen war on March 14 that it would suspend all flights to and from the airport under control for two weeks starting on 18 March
A statement from the office of Prime Abdulmalik Maeen Minister Saeed said the move was freed flights for humanitarian purposes. Government control of key airports located in Aden, and Mukalla Sayoun.
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