Considering that the number of confirmed cases in Japan and South Korea continues to rise, the federal government calls on people planning to travel to Japan and South Korea to remain "highly vigilant."

According to reports, News Corp Australia reported that last Sunday, the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) upgraded its travel advice for Japan and South Korea from level 1 to level 2 on the Smartraveller website. When referring to Japan’s travel advice, DFAT said: “According to the advice of Australia’s Chief Medical Officer, we now suggest that if you are going to Japan, please'remain vigilant', because the continuous spread of COVID-19 in Japan is more risky. High." The department also updated its recommendations for South Korea. DFAT said: “We now also suggest that you reconsider whether you need to travel to Daegu and Cheongdo County because of the outbreak of pneumonia. If you are in South Korea, please pay close attention to your health and follow the advice of the local government.”