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COVID-19: update as of 20 March

20/03/2020 - 05:29
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Total number of confirmed cases: 6 (as of 20 March)

 

The Government of Mongolia has issued precautionary measures:

Travel

  • Mongolian authorities prohibited the entry of all foreign nationals for at least a months starting 16 March.
  • The prohibition of entry of all foreign nationals translates to the suspension of all commercial flights, passenger rail and auto traffic in and out of Mongolia.
  • Suspension of flights to/from South Korea, Japan, Berlin, Istanbul, Moscow, Irkutsk, Ulan-Ude, Nur-Sultan until 28 March. 
  • Suspension of all air travel to/from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao until 30 March.
  • Suspension of international passenger train traffic until 28 March.
  • Suspension of passenger transport at the Mongolian-Russian border crossing points until 31 March.
  • Prohibition of entry to/from China and Russia and closure of all borders between China, Russia and Mongolia until further notice.

Public Places

  • Visitors to public places are required to wear a surgical facemask and can be subject to temperature screenings.
  • Shops other than grocery and household item stores will be closed until 16 March.
  • Prohibition of public gatherings, events and meetings, such as conferences, sporting events and concerts until 30 March.
  • Closure of schools, universities, higher education institutions, kindergardens and vocational training centres, cinemas and entertainment centres until 30 March.
  • Prohibition of school age children to appear in public places until 30 March.
  • Reduction of operating hours of bars and restaurants until 30 March.

Quarantine

  • Foreigners with symptoms and those who have been to countries with confirmed cases might be subject to quarantine at a government facility on their own expense.
  • Mongolian citizens arriving from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, Republic of Korea, Italy, Iran and other countries with confirmed cases of COVID-19 might be subject to quarantine upon arrival.

The information is current as of 20 March 2020.

Authorities might issue further travel restrictions, recommendations and updates. You can consult the travel advice issued by EU Member States and local resources.

Local Resources

EU Member States Travel Advise

AT       https://www.bmeia.gv.at/

BE       https://diplomatie.belgium.be/fr

BG      https://mfa.bg/bg/news/24785

CY       https://www.pio.gov.cy/coronavirus/

CZ       https://www.mzv.cz/jnp/cz/index.html

 DE       https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/de

DK       https://um.dk/en/

EE       https://reisitargalt.vm.ee/koroonaviirus/

EL       https://www.mfa.gr/en/coronavirus-covid-19-useful-information.html

ES       https://www.lamoncloa.gob.es/Paginas/index.aspx

FI         https://um.fi/ajankohtaista/artikkeli/-/asset_publisher/iYk2EknIlmNL/content/kysymyksi-c3-a4-ja-vastauksia-matkustamisesta-ja-koronaviruksesta

FR       https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/fr/conseils-aux-voyageurs/informations-pratiques/article/coronavirus-covid-19-17-03-2020

HR       http://www.mvep.hr/hr/mediji/priopcenja/mjere-za-jacanje-nadzora-nad-sirenjem-koronavirusa-za-hrvatske-i-strane-drzavljane-koji-ulaze-u-republiku-hrvatsku,32734.html

HU       https://konzuliszolgalat.kormany.hu/index

IE         https://www.dfa.ie/

IT         http://www.viaggiaresicuri.it/country/

LT       http://keliauk.urm.lt/lt/

LU https://maee.gouvernement.lu/fr/actualites.gouvernement%2Bfr%2Bactualites%2Btoutes_actualites%2Bcommuniques%2B2020%2B03-mars%2B17-luxembourgeois-deplacement.html

LV       https://www.mfa.gov.lv/konsulara-informacija/celo-drosi-2/10-atgadinajumi-veiksmigam-celojumam/celojumu-bridinajumi-par-valstim-un-teritorijam

MT      https://foreignandeu.gov.mt/mt/Government/Press%20Releases/Pages/Notice-to-Maltese-citizens-who-are-currently-in-Italy.aspx

NL       https://www.nederlandwereldwijd.nl/actueel/nieuws/2020/03/17/reisadvies-reis-alleen-naar-het-buitenland-indien-noodzakelijk

PL       https://www.gov.pl/web/koronawirus

PT       https://www.portaldascomunidades.mne.pt/pt/alertas/covid-19-reposicao-de-controlo-nas-fronteiras-e-restricoes-a-entrada-em-portugal

RO      http://www.mae.ro/node/51759

SE       https://www.regeringen.se/regeringens-politik/regeringens-arbete-med-anledning-av-nya-coronaviruset/

SI         https://www.gov.si/teme/koronavirus/

SK       http://www.mzv.sk/web/en/covid-19

UK       https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus

 

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