South Korea lifts quarantine for certain groups of vaccinated travellers

    South Korea‘s Ministry of Health and Welfare announced (13-Jun-2021) certain overseas travellers who have received COVID-19 vaccinations will be exempt from Korea’s mandatory two week quarantine, effective 01-Jul-2021. The policy, which was previously only applicable to people fully vaccinated in South Korea, will apply to Korean citizens, foreign students and travellers visiting for family, business, academic or public interest reasons. Exempt travellers must complete an application and be tested before and after arriving in South Korea. Travellers from certain countries with major outbreaks or variants will not be exempt from quarantine.

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