What you need to know: Coronavirus and travel bans

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus have now been recorded in more than 200 countries, territories and areas outside of China.1 To control the spread, governments around the world are recommending against all but essential travel to certain countries, quarantining citizens returning from affected areas and restricting non-resident arrivals. After the WHO classified the outbreak as a pandemic, outright bans on travel have become more common. This report summarizes some recent travel restriction developments around the world.
Last update: August 7