18 March 2020 – Level 1: exercise caution’ travel warning globally, Level 3 in some countries

This item is sourced from the CCCSL: CSH Covid-19 Control Strategies List co-ordinated by the Complexity Science Hub Vienna, Austria. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Immigration, Health
Intervention Categories: International travel measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: We have raised the Travel Advice and Warning on Infectious Diseases for the whole world to ‘Level 1: exercise caution’ today, and the public should review the pros and cons or postponement of all plans to visit overseas, no matter which region. Certain regions of Italy, Spain and Switzerland as well as the entirety of Iceland, where the number of infections continues to increase and for which the government has raised the Travel Advice and Warning on Infectious Diseases to Level 3 of the travel advisories, we have decided to add these countries to the areas where we will deny entry in accordance with the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act.
Full details here: https://japan.kantei.go.jp/98_abe/actions/202003/_00025.html