Reports of rise in COVID activity

Singapore's health ministry has reported they are closely monitoring a recent rise in COVID-19 infections, noting cases had a sharp are low at this stage. Two JN.1 variants, KP.1 and KP.2, are approx. 60% of Singapore’s COVID cases, which are also the dominant global strains. Read more

Advice for travellers

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The virus can spread from an infected person’s mouth or nose in small liquid particles when they cough, sneeze, speak, sing or breathe. These particles range from larger respiratory droplets to smaller aerosols. It is important to practice respiratory etiquette, for example by coughing into a flexed elbow, and to stay home and self-isolate until you recover if you feel unwell. Read more on COVID-19

Before you travel, call Travelvax Australia’s telephone advisory service on 1300 360 164 (toll-free from landlines) for country-specific advice and information. You can also make an appointment at your nearest Travelvax clinic to obtain vaccinations, medication to prevent or treat illness, and accessories for your journey.