NOVEL CORONAVIRUS DISEASE INFORMATION OR TRAVELLING TO THE COOK ISLANDS
UPDATED 4PM SUNDAY 15 MARCH 2020 (CKT-10 UTC)
Cook Islands Government Updates Borders Restrictions Against COVID-19
Pursuant to s9A of the Entry Residence and Departure Act 1972 the following travel restrictions are in place:
EFFECTIVE FROM 16 MARCH, 2020 (CKT-10 UTC)
ANYONE INTENDING TO ENTER RAROTONGA FROM ANY COUNTRY (WITH THE EXCEPTION OF NEW ZEALAND)
IS REQUIRED TO SELF-QUARANTINE FOR 14 DAYS IN NEW ZEALAND.
This includes Cook Islanders returning from countries other than New Zealand. This enhanced border measure will be in place until 18 April 2020 and is subject to weekly review.
Flights from French Polynesia, Australia and the United States are postponed until 18 April 2020 and are also subject to weekly review.
A temporary ban on all cruise ships, pleasure crafts and yachts entering Cook Islands waters will be effective from 16 March, 2020 and at this stage through to 30 June 2020, subject to weekly review. READ OFFICIAL RELEASE HERE
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