South Korea coronavirus travel advice

The latest coronavirus statistics for South Korea and up-to-date resources on travel advice including government organisations and international agencies. Track daily changes of the coronavirus outbreak in South Korea.

South Korea coronavirus live updates

Are there entry restrictions to South Korea due to the coronavirus?

South Korea is closed for tourism from the UK. Non-resident foreign nationals travelling from the UK are banned from entering. Flights from the UK are suspended until further notice.

Negative PCR test results required for arrivals from the UK. All arrivals face a period of quarantine on entering South Korea.

Check out Korea Tourism Organisation for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from South Korea?

Currently if you arrive in the UK from South Korea you do not need to self-isolate for 10 days.

FCOFCO travel advice

South Korea coronavirus - latest statistics

Below is the latest South Korea coronavirus statistics on the Friday 15th January 2021 reported at 05:22 (UTC) on 15th January 2021.

  • Total number of confirmed cases to date: 71,241
  • Total number of deaths to date: 1,217
  • New cases confirmed in the past day: 513
  • Deaths recorded in the past day: 22

South Korea coronavirus timeseries

Cases over time

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Cases by day

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Deaths over time

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Deaths by day

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The data displayed is from the 2019 Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 (2019-nCoV) Data Repository developed by Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering (JHU CSSE) in Baltimore, United States.

Coronavirus in Asia

Country Total cases Total deaths New cases* New deaths* Updated
Afghanistan 53,775 2,314 191 13 15/01/21
Armenia 163,576 2,963 448 12 15/01/21
Azerbaijan 226,200 2,971 380 14 15/01/21
Bahrain 96,812 356 342 0 15/01/21
Bangladesh 525,723 7,849 813 16 15/01/21
Bhutan 834 1 1 0 15/01/21
Brunei 174 3 0 0 15/01/21
Cambodia 426 0 15 0 15/01/21
China 87,988 4,635 144 0 15/01/21
East Timor 51 0 0 0 15/01/21
Georgia 244,612 2,867 1,357 21 15/01/21
Hong Kong 9,414 161 29 0 15/01/21
India 10,512,093 151,727 0 0 15/01/21
Indonesia 869,600 25,246 11,557 295 15/01/21
Iran 1,311,810 56,538 6,471 81 15/01/21
Iraq 606,186 12,922 770 7 15/01/21
Israel 529,814 3,870 9,754 53 15/01/21
Japan 310,285 4,094 6,589 60 15/01/21
Jordan 312,043 4,107 1,075 16 15/01/21
Kazakhstan 212,812 2,882 911 1 15/01/21
Kuwait 156,434 946 560 0 15/01/21
Kyrgyzstan 82,723 1,378 136 3 15/01/21
Laos 41 0 0 0 15/01/21
Lebanon 237,132 1,781 5,196 41 15/01/21
Macau 46 0 0 0 15/01/21
Malaysia 147,855 578 3,337 15 15/01/21
Maldives 14,325 49 48 0 15/01/21
Mongolia 1,491 2 12 0 15/01/21
Myanmar 132,865 2,912 605 10 15/01/21
Nepal 266,546 1,943 403 6 15/01/21
Oman 131,264 1,509 178 1 15/01/21
Philippines 494,605 9,739 1,905 40 15/01/21
Qatar 146,689 246 209 0 15/01/21
Saudi Arabia 364,440 6,310 169 6 15/01/21
Singapore 59,029 29 45 0 15/01/21
South Korea 71,241 1,217 513 22 15/01/21
Sri Lanka 50,899 251 670 4 15/01/21
Syria 12,760 809 100 10 15/01/21
Taiwan 842 7 0 0 15/01/21
Tajikistan 13,308 90 0 0 15/01/21
Thailand 11,450 69 459 2 15/01/21
United Arab Emirates 242,969 726 3,382 3 15/01/21
Uzbekistan 77,777 618 61 0 15/01/21
Vietnam 1,531 35 10 0 15/01/21
Yemen 2,110 612 1 0 15/01/21

*Recorded in the past day.

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