COVID-19: South Korea to lift quarantine for fully vaccinated residents

30 Apr 21

REPUBLIC OF KOREA

The South Korean government has announced a new exemption to the mandatory two-week quarantine for fully vaccinated residents starting May 5.

Key Points:

  • Fully vaccinated residents will no longer undergo a mandatory two-week quarantine if they are returning from overseas travel or have been in contact with a confirmed COVID-19 patient.
  • The new exemption will not apply to:
    • Fully vaccinated residents arriving from South Africa, Brazil or other nations where COVID-19 variants are prevalent.
    • Residents who were vaccinated in a foreign country.

Analysis & Comments: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and Deloitte will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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