Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Advisory – Hong Kong Department of Health

Members of the public are strongly urged to avoid non-essential travel outside Hong Kong.

For information about countries/areas with reported cases of COVID-19, please click here.

COVID-19 refers to the cluster of viral pneumonia cases occurring in Wuhan, Hubei Province, since December 2019. According to investigation by the Mainland health authorities, a novel coronavirus is found to be the causative agent.

 

Members of the public are strongly urged to avoid non-essential travel outside Hong Kong.

For information about countries/areas with reported cases of COVID-19, please click here.

All people entering Hong Kong from the Mainland will be required to undergo compulsory quarantine upon their arrival.

Health quarantine arrangements on inbound travellers from overseas:

1. Hong Kong residents arriving in Hong Kong who have been to the following countries or areas in the past 14 days will have to stay in a quarantine centre for quarantine

a) Daegu and Gyeongsangbuk-do in Korea

b) Iran

c) Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy and Veneto regions in Italy

2. Hong Kong residents arriving in Hong Kong who have been to any other overseas countries or areas in the past 14 days will be subject to compulsory quarantine

With effect from 0.00am on March 25, 2020, tentatively for 14 days:

a) All non-Hong Kong residents coming from overseas countries and regions by plane will be denied entry to Hong Kong.

b) Non-Hong Kong residents coming from the Mainland, Macao and Taiwan will be denied entry to Hong Kong if they have been to any overseas countries and regions in the past 14 days.

c) All travelers coming from Macao and Taiwan, including Hong Kong and non-Hong Kong residents, will be subject to compulsory quarantine, which is the same as the arrangements for people entering Hong Kong from the Mainland.

Please strictly follow these rules accordingly.

Hong Kong Department of Health – Centre for Health Protection