COVID-19 Information

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Please click the specific country below  for more information about COVID-19, the impact of the virus in that country, the host government’s responses and any travel restrictions.

  • Country-Specific Information:
    • Fiji has confirmed a case of COVID-19 within its borders.
    • Fiji has announced entry restrictions for foreign national travelers who have been in the United States, China, Italy, Iran, or South Korea within 14 days of arriving in Fiji.
    • Please note that travel restrictions are subject to change without notice.
  • Entry and Exit Requirements:
    • Fiji has closed its border to foreign nationals who have been in the United States, Europe, China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, or Spain within 14 days of their intended travel to Fiji, including travelers seeking to transit Fiji. Travelers covered by this restriction will be prevented from boarding Fiji-bound flights.
    • Travelers to Fiji will be asked to complete a health declaration form that will be examined by health officials upon arrival in Fiji. Travelers will also be screened on arrival with handheld temperature scanners, and their travel history and health status will be screened by border agents. Arriving travelers may be required to self-isolate for 14 days at the discretion of local officials.
    • Fiji has banned cruise ships from berthing anywhere in the country.
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Travel.state.gov: Fiji Country Information and Travel Advisory page

  • Territory-Specific Information:
    • French Polynesia has confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.
    • French Polynesia has suspended entry of non-resident travelers to French Polynesia.
    • All passengers arriving on an international flight will be required to self-quarantine at home or in other housing accommodation on the island of Tahiti for 14 days. Travel to other islands will be granted only after the 14-day period.
  • Entry and Exit Requirements:
    • French Polynesia has confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.
    • French Polynesia has suspended entry of non-resident travelers to French Polynesia.
    • All passengers arriving on an international flight will be required to self-quarantine at home or in other housing accommodation on that island for 14 days. Travel to other islands will be granted only after the 14-day period.
    • Travelers to French Polynesia are required to present a health certificate, dated within five days of departure, certifying that the traveler is free of infection prior to boarding a flight to French Polynesia.
    • Passengers are required to fill out a health questionnaire while on the flight to French Polynesia. On the form, travelers are required to clearly list the location on Tahiti where they will spend the 14-day self-isolation.
    • French Polynesia has temporarily banned cruise ships from arriving in the territory.
  • Local Resources:
    • For more information, please visit the website of French Polynesia’s Direction de la Sante. For questions, call 444 789 from French Polynesia. In an emergency, dial 15.
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Travel.state.gov: French Polynesia Territory Information and Travel Advisory page

  • Country-Specific Information:
    • Kiribati has no confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.
    • Kiribati has announced entry restrictions for travelers to Kiribati originating from countries with ongoing local transmission of COVID-19.
    • Please note that travel restrictions are subject to change without notice.
  • Entry and Exit Requirements:
    • Kiribati medical officials issued a travel advisory requiring travelers “from countries with ongoing local transmission of novel coronavirus” – which includes the United States — to spend at least 14 days in a country free of the virus before traveling to Kiribati, and to provide a medical clearance to confirm that they are virus-free.
    • Travelers arriving earlier than the required 14-day waiting period may be subject to quarantine and/or deportation.
  • Quarantine Information:
    • Kiribati medical officials issued a travel advisory requiring travelers “from countries with ongoing local transmission of novel coronavirus” – which includes the United States — to spend at least 14 days in a country free of the virus before traveling to Kiribati, and to provide a medical clearance to confirm that they are virus-free.
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  • Country-Specific Information:
    • Nauru has no confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.
    • Nauru has announced entry restrictions for any travelers who have traveled from or through China, Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea, Italy, or Iran in the 21 days prior to traveling to Nauru.
    • Nauru has also announced entry restrictions for any travelers with “direct or indirect” involvement with a vessel with a confirmed case of coronavirus, including the Diamond Princess cruise ship (docked in Japan) and the Grand Princess cruise ship (off the coast of California). Exceptions are made for travelers who have undergone medical screening and quarantine of not less than 14 days, and passed a travel history review by the Nauru Health Department.
    • Please note that travel restrictions are subject to change without notice.
  • Entry and Exit Requirements:
    • Nauru has announced entry restrictions for any travelers who have traveled from or through China, Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea, Italy, or Iran in the 21 days prior to traveling to Nauru.
    • Nauru has also announced entry restrictions for any travelers with “direct or indirect” involvement with a vessel with a confirmed case of coronavirus, including the Diamond Princess cruise ship (docked in Japan) and the Grand Princess cruise ship (off the coast of California). Exceptions are made for travelers who have undergone medical screening and quarantine not less than 14 days, and passed a travel history review by the Nauru Health Department.
    • Please note that travel restrictions are subject to change without notice.
    • All travelers will be required to complete a health declaration card for presentation to Ministry of Health personnel on arrival and will undergo health screening.
  • Quarantine Information:
  • Travelers suspected of having flu-like symptoms will be quarantined for further assessment until cleared by the Nauru Health Department.
  • Country-Specific Information:
    • Tonga has no confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.
    • Tonga has announced entry restrictions requiring international travelers (except Tongan citizens, permanent residents, and immediate family members) who either traveled from or through the United States, China, Australia, Italy, South Korea, and several dozen other countries to spend at least 14 days in self-quarantine in a country free of coronavirus prior to entering Tonga.
    • Please note that travel restrictions are subject to change without notice.
  • Entry and Exit Requirements:
    • Tonga has announced entry restrictions requiring international travelers (except Tongan citizens, permanent residents, and immediate family members) who either traveled from or through the United States, China, Australia, Italy, South Korea, and several dozen other countries to spend at least 14 days in self-quarantine in a country free of coronavirus prior to entering Tonga.
    • Travelers covered by the travel restriction are then required to undergo medical clearance within three days of traveling to Tonga, and to provide the clearance to Tongan authorities before being granted entry. Failure to provide medical clearance could result in denial of entry or return to country of origin.
    • International flights and vessels entering Tonga are required to use Tongatapu as the first port of entry for border screening before traveling to outer islands.
    • Tonga has banned the arrival of cruise ships and yachts into the country until further notice.
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  • Country-Specific Information:
    • Tuvalu has no confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.
    • Tuvalu has announced entry restrictions for travelers who have been in China within 30 days of travel to Tuvalu.
    • Please note that travel restrictions are subject to change without notice.
  • Entry and Exit Requirements:
    • The Government of Tuvalu announced restrictions prohibiting entry to Tuvalu of anyone who has been in China within 30 days of arrival in Tuvalu. This restriction includes entry to seafarers from foreign vessels that have been in China or “a high-risk country” (understood to be countries where coronavirus is present) in the last 30 days.
    • Travelers who have been in a “high-risk country” must obtain a medical clearance three days prior to entering Tuvalu and must remain in a country other than those listed as “high-risk” for at least five days before reentering Tuvalu.
    • Health screening will be conducted at Funafuti airport and seaport, and may also be conducted at Nausori (Fiji) Airport and Tarawa (Kiribati) Airport.
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