South Korea coronavirus travel advice

The latest Covid-19 statistics on new cases and vaccine rollout in South Korea plus access to up-to-date resources on travel and travel advice from government organisations and international agencies. Track trends in the coronavirus outbreak in South Korea.

South Korea Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Below are the latest statistics on Covid-19 vaccinations in South Korea showing the number of people and percentage of population who are partially and fully vaccinated.

As of 19/04/2021 Number of people Percentage of population
Partially vaccinated 1,639,490 3.2%
Fully vaccinated 60,586 0.1%

The Covid-19 (coronavirus) vaccinations information for South Korea is collected and maintained by Our World in Data from official reports. Last update: 19/04/2021

South Korea Covid-19 statistics - new cases

The figures below show the average numbers of new cases per 100,000 of population for South Korea recorded in the latest 7-day and 14-day period and the percentage difference from the week before, plus charts showing the numbers of new cases recorded over the past 10 weeks.

Week ending 7-day average 7-day weekly change 14-day average 14-day weekly change
2021-04-04 7   13  
2021-04-11 8.6 21.7% 15.6 19.9%

New cases 7-day average

The 7-day average number of new cases per 100,000 of population for South Korea recorded over the past 10 weeks.

5.2
5.2
6.7
5.3
5.4
6.2
6
6
7
8.6
07/02
14/02
21/02
28/02
07/03
14/03
21/03
28/03
04/04
11/04

New cases 14-day average

The 14-day average number of new cases per 100,000 of population for South Korea recorded over the past 10 weeks.

11
10.5
12
12
10.7
11.7
12.2
11.9
13
15.6
07/02
14/02
21/02
28/02
07/03
14/03
21/03
28/03
04/04
11/04

The Covid-19 number of newly recorded cases per 100,000 of population is provided by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and is updated weekly.

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South Korea coronavirus live updates

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

South Korea is open for tourism from the UK. Currently there are no direct flights between UK & South Korea.

Negative PCR test results required for arrivals from the UK. All arrivals face a period of quarantine on entering South Korea. Mandatory 2nd test on arrival.

Check out Korea Tourism Organisation for more information.

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

If you arrive in the UK from South Korea you do need to self-isolate for 10 days.

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