COVID-19 - risk areas

Publication Date: 06 February 2020

This page will indicate areas that are considered to be a risk for human-to-human transmission. This will aid in assessing any suspect cases as to further actions required.

If our understanding of COVID-19 changes then guidance will be updated. Always check this website to ensure that any guidance you are using is the latest version.

Further additional guidance and information, including links to guidance for travellers and the general public, can also be found on the our COVID-19 page​.

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List of risk areas

  • China
  • Thailand
  • Japan
  • Republic of Korea
  • Hong Kong
  • Taiwan
  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • Macau

Travel Guidance

For health professionals who are advising travellers, guidance can be found on TRAVAX. Where a COVID-19 risk is identified then country pages will contain updated guidance.

For the general public who are planning to travel abroad, guidance can be found on fitfortravel. Where a COVID-19 risk is identified then country pages will contain updated guidance.

Resource information

Publisher:
Health Protection Scotland
Publication type:
Guideline and Guidance