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Japan Announces Entry Restrictions For 18 Additional Countries, Bringing Total To 129 Countries

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Effective July 1, 2020 at midnight Japan time, the Japanese
government announced that it is banning entry in principle of
foreigners who have visited Algeria, Cuba, Iraq and 15 other
countries for the past 14 days prior to arriving in Japan. In
addition, all Japanese citizens (and any foreigners excluded from
the entry ban) who have visited any of the countries subject to the
entry ban will be subject to PCR testing upon arrival and will be
asked to self-isolate for 14 days. A total of 129 countries are now
subject to entry restrictions into Japan. The current entry
restriction measures with respect to all countries are expected to
continue to apply through the end of the month and may be extended
further. Please refer to the following website (in English) for additional

The newly added countries subject to the entry restrictions also
include Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Costa Rica,
Eswatini, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica,
Lebanon, Mauritania, Nicaragua, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines,
and Senegal.

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