COVID-19: Restrictions lifted on arrivals from China’s Hubei province

20 Aug 20

REPUBLIC OF KOREA

IMPACT – HIGH

South Korea recently lifted restrictions on arrivals from China’s Hubei Province.

Key points:

  • Effective Aug. 10, South Korea lifted restrictions on arrivals from Hubei province in China. Virus cases have eased there and China has relaxed entry bans for South Koreans.
  • The Chinese Embassy and consulates in South Korea began issuing visas to South Korean citizens to allow them to work or study in China the first week of August.

Analysis & Comments: The relaxing of travel restrictions is good news for employers in Hubei province who wish to send their employees to South Korea. The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and Deloitte will provide additional updates as information becomes available. Please check Deloitte’s COVID-19 Digital Map, available here, for information on travel restrictions and immigration changes in other countries.

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