In the light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation in Korea and globally, AustCham Korea has created a summary on the latest updates of the situation, sanitary measures and recommendations announced by the Australian and Korean governments.

Below you can find suggestions on websites, Facebook pages and apps to track COVID-19 outbreaks in Korea and also check the status of international travel.

Useful links from the Australian government and international outlets:

Useful links from local Korean outlets:

Phone numbers:

  • Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) treatment hotline at 1339 or 1345 (English)

Apps to download:

  • Emergency Ready App – Official app by the Korean government that includes a translation of COVID-19 text message alerts. You can download it from Apple or Play store.
  • Coronamap (https://coronamap.site/) shows the travel histories of confirmed COVID-19 patients.
  • Coronaita (https://coronaita.com/#/) provides information on coronavirus-hit areas like a search engine.

  OFFICIAL STATEMENTS FROM THE KOREAN GOVERNMENT

  • Access the Ministry of Employment and Labour’s Disaster Prevention and Compensation Policy Document    ‘Guidelines for Organisations/ Businesses’ here.

FOR DETAILED TRAVEL UPDATES CHECK SMARTRAVELLER
Click here to see the latest Smartraveler advice for South Korea.