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The Ministry of Health has released revised travel advice to travellers concerning the novel coronavirus, with effect as of Saturday, March 14.
The Health Ministry revised travel guidelines for persons having travelled within the past 14 days to the following countries categorized according to degree of risk:
Category I: Compulsory isolation under medical supervision (quarantine) at home, if possible, or at premises managed by the Ministry of Health for 14 days since their departure from: Hubei province, China, Italy, Iran, Republic of Korea.
Category II: Self-isolation, under telephone supervision, at home, or at premises managed by the Ministry of Health (avoidance of close contact and travel, adherence to basic hygiene rules, monitoring and reporting of symptoms by contacting the Coronavirus call centre at 1420) for 14 days since their departure from China (excluding Hubei province), Japan, Hong Kong, Germany, France, Spain, Greece (Prefectures of Achaia, Ilia and Zakynthos), United Kingdom and Switzerland.
Category III: Self-monitoring (adherence to basic hygiene rules and restriction of traveling unless absolutely necessary) and if symptoms occur, contacting the Coronavirus call centre at 1420, for 14 days since their departure from:-Greece (excluding Prefectures of Achaia, Ilia and Zakynthos), Netherlands, Sweden, Belgium and Singapore.
Detailed instructions for people who are in self-isolation or in quarantine can be found here: https://www.pio.gov.cy/coronavirus/.
All passengers in categories I and II will be directed to the airport medical centre, while passengers in ports will be confined to their cabins. The guidelines do not apply to travellers carrying out transit flights unless they have resided at the transit stop.