Japan Reopens To Foreign Tourists After 2 Years; Only Packaged Tours Permitted For Now

South Korea
by Ishita Agarwal
by Ishita Agarwal 231

Japan’s borders were closed for tourists for two long years amid the dreaded coronavirus pandemic. And now finally, Japan is reopening its borders to foreign tourists from 98 countries and regions. The limit for daily foreign tourists has been raised to 20,000 from June 1. Moreover, from June 10 onwards, tour groups can enter the country.

Mandatory Rules that Visitors Need To Follow in South Korea 

On the day of arrival, necessary tests are mandatory. This beautiful place aims to increase weekly international flights to 762 in June from 420 in April and 532 in May to accommodate demand. 

Infections have fallen in recent weeks after peaking at approximately 620,000 on March 17 as Omicron spread. On May 2, the government relaxed the outside mask requirement. However, for big gatherings of 50 or more people, as it moves closer to normalcy. 

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The indoor mask requirement is still in place. According to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency, the country recorded 32,451 new Covid-19 infections on Friday, including 15 cases from outside the country. As a result, increasing the overall caseload to 17,727,086.  

 

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