News

New border measures from 17 May 2021

13 May 2021

England to introduce new testing and quarantine rules for those arriving from abroad Read more

Landmark publication: Global Travel Taskforce- safe return of international travel

12 Apr 2021

The Transport Secretary, England, has presented recommendations for the safe return to international travel to UK Government Read more

COVID-19: general advice for travellers

01 Apr 2021

Advice for travellers from the UK on travel abroad and reducing spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 outbreak Read more

COVID-19: advice for Humanitarian Aid workers

26 Mar 2021

Advice for UK humanitarian aid workers deployed overseas during COVID-19 pandemic Read more

COVID-19: new virus variants

23 Mar 2021

A number of new COVID-19 virus variants have been identified across the world Read more

Resuscitation Council UK publish anaphylaxis guidance for vaccination providers

23 Dec 2020

Updated information for health professionals involved in vaccination programmes Read more

COVID-19: cruise ship travel

18 Nov 2020

Advice for travellers to who have booked or are planning a cruise ship holiday Read more

Measles reminder during the COVID-19 pandemic

06 Nov 2020

All travellers are advised to be up to date with measles vaccination Read more

Malaria reminder during COVID-19 pandemic

06 Nov 2020

Advice for travellers and health professionals Read more

Access to medications abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic

05 Nov 2020

Advice for British travellers overseas during the pandemic Read more

Factsheets

COVID-19: Testing for international travel purposes

10 Dec 2020

Information on COVID-19 testing before or following travelRead more

COVID-19: Vaccines

08 Dec 2020

Information on COVID-19 vaccines in the UK and vaccination programmes worldwideRead more

COVID-19: Travel risk assessment

18 Jun 2020

Factors health professionals should consider when advising those who are planning international travel during the COVID-19 pandemicRead more

COVID-19: Resources

16 Mar 2020

Current coronavirus advice from NaTHNaC, PHE and FCDO, with links to international information sourcesRead more

Diseases

Outbreak Surveillance

COVID-19 in Norway

18 Mar 2021 Norway

Norway has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 2

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Timor-Leste

19 Feb 2021 Timor-Leste

This country has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: WHO

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Turks and Caicos

04 Feb 2021 Turks and Caicos Islands

This country has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in St Vincent and the Grenadines

15 Jan 2021 St Vincent and the Grenadines

This country has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Barbados

08 Jan 2021 Barbados

This country has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Cayman Islands

08 Jan 2021 Cayman Islands

This country has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Israel

31 Dec 2020 Israel

This country has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 3

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Gibraltar

31 Dec 2020 Gibraltar

This country has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: WHO

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 3

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Namibia

31 Dec 2020 Namibia

This country has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 2

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in South Africa

24 Dec 2020 South Africa

This country has reported an increase in case numbers, with latest updates on the government page. A COVID-19 variant has been reported in parts of this South Africa.

Source: GOV.UK

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Japan

17 Dec 2020 Japan

This country has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 5

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Bermuda

17 Dec 2020 Bermuda

This country has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 2

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Uruguay

17 Dec 2020 Uruguay

This country has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Sri Lanka

10 Dec 2020 Sri Lanka

This country has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 3

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Virgin Islands (USA)

10 Dec 2020 Virgin Islands (USA)

This country has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 2

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Malaysia

04 Dec 2020 View Countries + Malaysia
Malaysia (Borneo)

Malaysia has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 2

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Canary Islands (Spain)

04 Dec 2020 Spain + Canary Islands

COVID-19 cases are increasing on some islands. Further information is available from the Government of the Canary islands (see Source, translation required).

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Germany

06 Nov 2020 Germany

This country has reported a substantial increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 8

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Sweden

06 Nov 2020 Sweden

This country has reported a substantial increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 3

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Denmark

06 Nov 2020 Denmark

Danish health authorities (Statens Serum Institut) in preliminary studies have found a new mutated COVID-19 virus in mink. Based on a new risk assessment from the Danish health authorities, the Danish government has decided to cull all Danish mink herds.

Source: State

Animal

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 2

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Lithuania

29 Oct 2020 Lithuania

This country has reported a substantial increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Cyprus

29 Oct 2020 Cyprus

This country has reported a substantial increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 3

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Italy

14 Oct 2020 Italy

This country has reported a substantial increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 19

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Greece

14 Oct 2020 Greece

This country has reported a substantial increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 2

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Canada

09 Oct 2020 Canada

This country has reported a substantial increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Latvia

09 Oct 2020 Latvia

This country has reported a substantial increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Finland

17 Sep 2020 Finland

This country has reported a substantial increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Guadeloupe

11 Sep 2020 Caribbean Islands (France) + Guadeloupe

This country has reported a substantial increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Curacao

11 Sep 2020 Caribbean Islands (Netherlands) + Curacao

This country has reported a substantial increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: WHO

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba

11 Sep 2020 Caribbean Islands (Netherlands) + Bonaire
Saba
St Eustatius

These islands have reported a substantial increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: WHO

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Hungary

04 Sep 2020 Hungary

This country has reported a substantial increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Switzerland

27 Aug 2020 Switzerland

Switzerland has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 2

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Czech Republic

27 Aug 2020 Czech Republic

Czech Republic has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 2

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Jamaica

27 Aug 2020 Jamaica

Jamaica has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in French Polynesia

21 Aug 2020 French Polynesia

French Polynesia has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Trinidad and Tobago

21 Aug 2020 Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago has reported an increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Croatia

14 Aug 2020 Croatia

There is an overall increase in case numbers in Croatia.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 2

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Ireland

14 Aug 2020 Ireland

Ireland has reported a substantial increase in case numbers. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: WHO

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Faroe Islands

14 Aug 2020 Faroe Islands (Denmark)

There is an overall increase in case numbers in Faroe Islands. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: WHO

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 2

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Turkey

14 Aug 2020 Turkey

There is an overall increase in case numbers in Turkey. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: WHO

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in New Zealand

12 Aug 2020 New Zealand

There is an overall increase in COVID-19 case numbers in New Zealand. Lockdown measures may have been introduced in some areas.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in France

07 Aug 2020 France

There is an overall increase in case numbers in France. Latest case numbers are provided by the World Health Organization.

Source: WHO

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 5

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Hong Kong

07 Aug 2020 Hong Kong (China)

There is an overall increase in case numbers in Hong Kong.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 3

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Belgium

07 Aug 2020 Belgium

There is an overall increase in case numbers in Belgium. Latest case numbers are provided by the World Health Organization.

Source: WHO

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 2

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Iceland

07 Aug 2020 Iceland

There is an overall increase in case numbers in Iceland. Latest case numbers are provided by the World Health Organization.

Source: WHO

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Netherlands

07 Aug 2020 Netherlands

There is an overall increase in case numbers in Netherlands. Latest case numbers are provided by the World Health Organization.

Source: WHO

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Andorra

07 Aug 2020 Andorra

There is an overall increase in case numbers in Andorra. Latest case numbers are provided by the World Health Organization.

Source: WHO

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Poland

07 Aug 2020 Poland

There is an overall increase in case numbers in Poland. Latest case numbers are provided by the World Health Organization.

Source: WHO

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Malta

07 Aug 2020 Malta

There is an overall increase in case numbers in Malta. Latest case numbers are provided by the World Health Organization.

Source: WHO

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Bahamas

07 Aug 2020 Bahamas

There is an overall increase in case numbers in Bahamas. Latest case numbers are provided by the World Health Organization.

Source: WHO

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Austria

31 Jul 2020 Austria

There is an overall increase in case numbers in Austria. Latest case numbers for Austria are provided by the World Health Organisation.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Luxembourg

31 Jul 2020 Luxembourg

There is an overall increase in case numbers in Luxembourg. Latest case numbers are provided by the World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Spain

27 Jul 2020 Spain

There is an overall increase in case numbers in Spain, particularly in the regions of Catalonia, Aragon, Pais Vasco and Navarro. Latest case numbers for Spain are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 10

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Australia

22 Jul 2020 Australia + Victoria

As of 22 July 2020, the total number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Victoria is 6,739. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 3

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Madagascar

13 Jul 2020 Madagascar

As of 13 July 2020, there are a total of 4,578 confirmed cases, with 1,850 new cases reported in the last week.

Source: WHO

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Serbia

08 Jul 2020 Serbia

As of 8 July 2020, a total of 17,076 coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, with 341 deaths, have been reported.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in South Korea

02 Jul 2020 South Korea

As of 1 July 2020, small contained clusters of COVID-19 have been reported in the country. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 15

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Singapore

02 Jul 2020 Singapore

As of 2 July 2020, the Ministry of Health has preliminarily confirmed an additional 188 cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, the vast majority of whom are work permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 2

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Seychelles

02 Jul 2020 Seychelles

As of 24 June 2020, 20 cases of COVID-19 were confimed in crew members of a Spanish fishing fleet. All crew members are quarantined on their vessels. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: State

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Update 1

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Lesotho

14 May 2020 Lesotho

COVID-19 has been reported in Lesotho. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: WHO

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Imported

New Post

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Tajikistan

04 May 2020 Tajikistan

COVID-19 has been reported in Tajikistan. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: WHO

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Imported

New Post

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

COVID-19 in Comoros

04 May 2020 Comoros

COVID-19 has been reported in Comoros. Latest case numbers are provided by World Health Organization.

Source: WHO

Human

Air-borne / Droplet

Imported

New Post

Verified

COVID-19 in brief

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