Management of ill travelers at Points of Entry

This document provides advice on the detection and management of ill travelers suspected to have COVID-19 at points of entry and on conveyances of all types, with the following measures to be implemented based on country priorities and capacities:

  1. Detection of ill travelers at international points of entry.
  2. Interview of ill travelers
  3. Reporting of alerts of ill travelers with suspected COVID-19.
  4. Isolation, initial case management, and referral of ill travellers with suspected COVID 19.

This interim guidance is intended for National IHR Focal Points, public health authorities and operators at points of entry, conveyance operators, and other stakeholders. WHO will update these recommendations as new information becomes available.

Languages available: English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Russian, and Chinese (Simplified).

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