TIU’s Response to the COVID-19 Infection (Nov 5, 2020 update)

To students, faculty and staff,

As reported daily, the new coronavirus is spreading around the world.

The following is the current information on infection risk by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ overseas safety website.


■ (Asia)

South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, China, Brunei, Vietnam


Australia, New Zealand

Level 2: Stop Unnecessary Travel (Caution level lowered).


■ (Asia)


■(Middle East & Africa)


Level 3: Do Not Travel (Caution level raised).


■ (Asia)

Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Maldives, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal

■(North America)

Canada, United States

■(South America)

Ecuador, Dominica, Chile, Panama, Brazil, Bolivia, Antigua / Barbuda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Dominican Republic, Barbados, Peru, Uruguay, Colombia, Bahamas, Honduras, Mexico, Argentina, El Salvador

■ (Latin America)

Guyana, Cuba, Guatemala, Grenada, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Nicaragua, Haiti, Suriname, Paraguay, Venezuela


Iceland, Ireland, Andorra, Italy, Estonia, Austria, Netherlands, San Marino, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Slovenia, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Vatican, France, Belgium, Portugal, Malta, Monaco, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, (Middle East) Iran, Albania, Armenia, United Kingdom, Northern Macedonia, Cyprus, Greece, Croatia, Kosovo, Slovakia, Serbia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Finland, Bulgaria, Poland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldova, Montenegro, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

■(Middle East)

Israel, Egypt, Turkey, Bahrain, Afghanistan, Algeria, Iraq,


Ivory Coast, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mauritius, Morocco, Djibouti, Cape Verde, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, Sao Tome and Principe, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, South Africa, Eswatini, Cameroon, Senegal, Central Africa, Mauritania, Lebanon, Kenya, Comoros, Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Somalia, Namibia, Palestine, Botswana, Madagascar, Libya, Liberia

Level 3: Do Not Travel.


■ Excluding countries listed above, all countries previously listed as Level 2

Level 2: Stop Unnecessary Travel.

Now, we continue to ask students and faculty members to stop traveling to related areas, obtain the correct information by referring to various reports and websites of related organizations, and make appropriate decisions and actions to avoid any unnecessary commotion.
As with any common colds and flu, to manage your well-being, make sure to take basic measures such as wearing a mask and washing your hands regularly.

Please refer to the following sites for related information.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Overseas Safety Website

Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare homepage

Cabinet Secretariat Homepage

National Infectious Disease Website

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