January 15, Weekly Covid Update from Asia

New Virus Variations Create More Changes Since the discovery of new variants in the UK and South Africa over the New Year holidays, a new strain has been identified in Brazil and potentially in the US state of Ohio. Countries in Asia and around the world have responded by revising travel restrictions, arrival processes and […]

December 4, Covid-19 Update from Asia

Restrictions, Delays, Extensions and New Testing Requirements Rising cases in Hong Kong have resulted in a return to preventative measures including a limit of 2 people permitted in public together.  Japan has also seen cases rising and implemented local measures and requests to the public in order to combat further escalation. Vietnam has responded by […]

November 13, Covid-17 Update

Little Movement on Borders and Immigration. Likely the most significant change this week came from India.  In order to avoid the 7-day institutional / paid quarantine and serve a 14-day quarantine at home instead, a negative Covid-19 test result must be obtained within 72 hours of travel.  The previous timeline permitted was within 96 hours […]