As the corona situation remains stable, the PCR test obligation, which had to be received within 24 hours when entering Korea from abroad, will disappear from tomorrow (1st).
In addition, face-to-face contact visits between nursing hospitals and facilities will be held again.
This is Yoo Seung-hyun, medical reporter.
is a corona test center for inbound travelers in Incheon Airport.
It is crowded with people trying to get a PCR test right after arrival.
The outbound screening center will remain, but it will be closed.
This is because the duty to test within 24 hours immediately after entry will disappear from 0 AM tomorrow.
[Lee Ki-il / 1st general coordinator of the Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasures Headquarters: The confirmed rate of overseas arrivals dropped from 1.3% in August to 0.9% in September.
The low fatality rate of the BA.5 mutation, which is the dominant species recently, was also taken into consideration.]
Following the release of the pre-entry inspection duty, all quarantine measures related to the corona virus have disappeared with this measure.
Baek/Incheon Metropolitan City: (Before) I arrived on the weekend, and I had to do a PCR test, so I searched everywhere, so it was a lot of trouble.]
You can get a free test at a public health center within three days.
When traveling to another country, there are some things you need to pack with you.
In the United States, proof in English that two weeks have passed since the second dose is required.
In Japan, there are no restrictions on the number of tertiary immunizations, but those who have received primary or not immunized must submit a PCR negative confirmation within 72 hours of departure.
In Europe, entry restrictions have been removed from most countries, but restrictions remain in some countries, such as Spain.
Face-to-face contact visits at nursing hospitals and facilities, which were suspended more than two months ago, will resume.
It is from the 4th of next month, and you must make a reservation in advance and wear a mask while visiting.
The visitor must be confirmed negative in the self-examination result before the visit.
(Video coverage: Kim Hak-mo, Park Young-il, video editing: Hwang Ji-young, CG: Lee Jun-ho)