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South Korea strengthens entry quarantine and extends the British flight ban for one week

Kenya Airlines will suspend all flights to the United Kingdom from April 9.

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - 2020/08/03: A British Airways plane takes off from London City Airport. British Airways confirms end of all business class LCY-JFK services from London to New York as a result of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic which has seen a decrease in passenger demand. (Photo by Dave Rushen/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Yonhap News Agency on December 28th, Zheng Yinjing, the head of the Central Anti-epidemic Response Headquarters of South Korea

Released the policy on strengthening immigration quarantine at a regular press conference on the 28th, and said that in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 mutant strains into the country, the flight ban on British flights will be extended for one week to January 7 next year.

The South Korean government suspended flights with the United Kingdom from the 23rd, requiring all immigrants from the UK to be quarantined for 14 days and undergo nucleic acid testing again after the quarantine period.

At the same time, the government has increased quarantine of people entering from South Africa, requiring them to be tested after the quarantine period is over.

The ban on flights in the UK may be extended again according to the epidemic situation.

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