Singaporeans are advised to defer all travel to Hubei Province and non-essential travel to
Mainland China, Daegu City and Cheongdo County.
All travellers should monitor their health closely for two weeks upon return to Singapore
and seek medical attention promptly if they feel unwell. Travellers should inform their
doctors of their travel history. If travellers exhibit fever or respiratory symptoms (e.g.
cough, shortness of breath), they should wear masks and call the clinic ahead of the
Travellers and members of the public should adopt the following precautions at all times:
- Avoid contact with live animals including poultry and birds, and consumption of raw
and undercooked meats;
- Avoid crowded places and close contact with people who are unwell or showing
symptoms of illness;
- Observe good personal hygiene;
- Practise frequent hand washing with soap (e.g. before handling food or eating, after
going to toilet, or when hands are dirtied by respiratory secretions after coughing or
- Wear a mask if you have respiratory symptoms such as a cough or runny nose;
- Cover your mouth with a tissue paper when coughing or sneezing, and dispose the
soiled tissue paper in the rubbish bin immediately; and
- Seek medical attention promptly if you are feeling unwell.