Special COVID-19 Update #2

More updates on COVID-19 have been collated by AMCHAM Myanmar. 

CURRENT TRAVEL ADVISORIES

China
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s travel advisory for China remains at Level 3 “Warning” AdvisoryU.S. Embassy Beijing's travel advisory, which is a different scale than the CDC's, remains at Level 4 (Do Not Travel). 

Japan
The CDC's travel advisory for Japan remains at Level 2 “Alert” Advisory, warning of sustained community transmission and recommending special precautions for high-risk travelers. U.S. Embassy Tokyo’s travel advisory remains at Level 2 (exercise increased caution). 

South Korea
The CDC's travel advisory for South Korea remains at Level 3 “Warning” Advisory.  U.S. Embassy Seoul’s travel advisory remains at Level 3 (reconsider travel).  

COVID-19 IMPACT SURVEY RESULTS

Several Chambers of Commerce have conducted surveys on the business impacts of Covid-19. Results can be found at the links below. 

The American Chamber of Commerce in Hanoi survey

AmCham China survey

The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore, in partnership with Sandpiper Communications, released the results of its Covid-19 Business Impact Survey. 

ADDITIONAL COVID-19 RESOURCES

World Health Organization (WHO) Pandemic Statement

WHO Situation Report 

U.S. Centers for Disease Control Portal

Guidance for Employers

Workplace Tips

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Resource page

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Response Toolkit

US Embassy Information

https://mm.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

U.S. State Department Issued Worldwide Travel Guidance

Global Health Advisory: Reconsider travel abroad due to global impact of COVID-19. Many areas worldwide are now taking actions including quarantines and border restrictions. Even areas where cases have not been reported may restrict travel without notice. ow.ly/j9e130qpaHV

Another report on COVID-19 from the Asian Development Bank:

https://www.adb.org/publications/economic-impact-covid19-developing-asia

 

 

 

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