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Japan: All people from U.S. to be quarantined at a designated place for 3 days

Japan: All people from U.S. to be quarantined at a designated place for 3 days



 

Japan requires all people arriving from U.S. to be quarantined at a designated place for 3 days.


The Japanese government announced on December 22nd that in order to prevent the further expansion of Omicron infection, from 0:00 local time on the 25th, people entering the United States from all regions of the United States must be quarantined and observed in designated facilities for 3 days.

Previously, this requirement only applied to travelers from certain states in the United States.

 

Japan: All people from U.S. to be quarantined at a designated place for 3 days

 

 

The Japanese government said that travelers from New York and Hawaii will still be required to quarantine at these facilities for 6 days.

 

Japan notified the first case of Omicron infection last month. As of December 21, a total of 85 people have been diagnosed with Omicron.

 

 

 

Japan official documents: 


Designated countries / regions for Omicron strain (B.1.1.529 mutant strain)
(Summary)


Ecuador, Slovakia, the entire United States, Lithuania, and Russia are newly designated as “designated countries / regions for Omicron strains (variants of the B.1.1.529 strain)” as shown in the attachment.



November 29, 2021
Final revision December 22, 2021

New measures for strengthening border measures (20) 1. About designated countries / regions based on

Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare Health and Safety Bureau Tuberculosis Infectious Diseases Division Health and Welfare Division Medicine and Life Science and Technology Bureau Inspection Office Business Division
Policy Division, Consular Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

Based on “New Measures for Strengthening Border Measures (20)” (November 29, 3rd year of Reiwa), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare are supposed to specify and announce each time they confirm, “Omicron shares (B). The designated countries / regions for 1.1.529 strains of mutants) are as follows.

 

Ecuador, Slovakia, all over the United States, Lithuania, all over Russia from 00:00 December 23rd 2021 (Tokyo Time)

*  For each state in the United States that has already been designated, it will be changed to “designated country / region for Omicron strain (variant strain of B.1.1.529 strain)” as “all over the United States” from 00:00 on December 23, 2021 (Tokyo Time).

Japan: All people from U.S. to be quarantined at a designated place for 3 days

 

 

 

 

Japan: All people from U.S. to be quarantined at a designated place for 3 days

https://corona.go.jp/news/pdf/mizugiwataisaku1_20211222.pdf

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