South Korea to lift mandatory 7-day quarantine and aviation regulations starting today
Seoul: In a bid to improve post-pandemic tourism, South Korea is set to lift its mandatory 7-day quarantine for foreign arrivals without vaccinations from Wednesday, June 8. The nation will also begin lifting imposed aviation regulations for international flights from today. . The decision was announced by South Korean Prime Minister Han Duck-soo during a pandemic response meeting on June 3.Also Read – US and South Korea launch missiles at sea, matching North launches
However, the government will maintain the requirement for a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test result before entry and a PCR test within 72 hours of arrival. Read also – North Korea fires three days after South Korean and US summit
“While there was until now a 7-day quarantine requirement for unvaccinated foreign arrivals, this requirement will be removed from June 8, regardless of their vaccination status,” Prime Minister Han Duck said. -soo at a pandemic response meeting, adding the country’s COVID. -19 situation had stabilized. Also Read – Yoon Suk-yeol, sworn in as South Korean president, calls for ‘complete denuclearization’ of North Korea
Han said any aviation regulations imposed on Incheon International Airport will be lifted from June 8 to ensure flights can operate in a timely manner, as current restrictions on flights and flight operating hours have caused inconveniences such as lack of tickets and price hikes.