COVID-19 Updates – 2 April 2020

4/3/2020 4:38:00 AM

Governments of Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar have implemented several strict preventive measures to contain the spread of coronavirus.

The Government of Thailand announced the State of Emergency from 26 March to 30 Apr. As a result, the entrances to the Kingdom of Thailand have been closed either by land or air. At the moment it is possible to travel freely through the country, but accepting thermal controls at each entry and exit point of the city or main connecting roads.

Vietnam maintains the policy of not issuing any visa to a foreign passenger of any nationality as well as closes its border with Cambodia and Laos from 1 April. On 1 April, Vietnam also implemented strict social distancing rules nationwide for 15 days. Vietnam has suspended all inbound flights, cut down drastically on domestic flights and halted passenger road transport including taxis until April 15.

Cambodia has suspended all visa exemptions, visas on arrival and e-visas from 30 March until 30 April 30. Foreigners, excluding residents, travelling from France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Spain or the US are banned from entering Cambodia.

Laos has suspended the issuance of border and electronic visas for any foreign visitor until 19 April. Those who already have it must present a medical certificate upon arrival in Laos and fulfill mandatory 14-day quarantine.

In Myanmar, all visa issuances are suspended until 30 April. All international flights to Myanmar are suspended until 13 April.

 

Countries

Total Cases

Total Deaths

Total Recovered

Remained in Hospitals

Vietnam

222

0

63

159

Thailand

1,771

12

505

1,254

Cambodia

110

0

34

76

Laos

10

0

0

10

Myanmar

16

1

0

15