We all know because of the outbreak of COVID-19 around the world, restrictions for traveling has been placed. These restrictions vary all the time. So before traveling, please check the news about the traveling locations and their availability and requirements. In the list down below, we will tell you which countries have a lower risk of COVID-19 according to the CDC.
Risk assessment level for COVID-19
There are five assessment levels for COVID-19. Those are Level 3 – high risk of COVID-19, level 2- moderate risk, level 1- low risk, no health travel notice where the risk is very low, and level 3 with no data available which means the risk is unknown. In this article, we will only mention the countries with low risk and very low.
Level 1 – Low travel risk countries
The Centers for disease, control, prevention, and the World Health Organization, strongly recommends the following. Older people, those with certain underlying medical conditions, and others that have increased risk for severe illness. Please talk to your health care provider before traveling to these destinations.
COVID-19 risk in Fiji is low. Past month, the case of infected is decreased and stabilized. If you get sick while you are in Fiji or test positive of COVID-19 even if you don’t show any symptoms, you will be isolated and forbidden to return to your state until you fully recover. To sum up, wherever you go, you need to be considerate of the health norms, following the two meters rule, wear a mask, and improve your hygiene. So you can enjoy the beautiful beaches as long as you stay clean and healthy.
The same goes for New Zealand, the case of infected is decreased and the risk of getting the COVID-19 is low. In case you get the virus, the same rules apply in this country as well. Protect yourself and your loved ones, avoid contact with sick people, wear a mask, wash your hands, and use hand sanitizer. Avoid traveling at any cost if you are sick or showing symptoms of COVID-19.
If you want to go to the Caribbean, the safest place from COVID-19 is the island, Saint Barthelemy. The local policies in this country and the ones that are with a lower risk of COVID-19 are the following. Upon arrival, you will be tested for COVID-19 before you enter the country. If you test positive, you will be isolated until you are cleared from the virus. So it is best advised for you to get tested for COVID-19 before traveling.
Thailand is a very beautiful country, you can visit it any season and there is always something to explore. In this country, the risk of COVID-19 is low, which means if you keep your distance and everything we mentioned above, you will spend an amazing time here. The local policies are the same in every country of lower risk.
Countries with no health notice
The countries with no heath notice have a very low risk of COVID-19. The borders are open and you can travel there normally. However, it is still advised to follow the COVID-19 rules for virus prevention. As we mentioned, wear your mask, keep your distance, and stay clean. There are plenty of countries for a safe vacation and for everyone’s taste. We will mention those countries down below.
The countries with very low risk of COVID-19 are the following: American Samoa, Anguilla, Bonaire, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Guernsey, Greenland, Grenada, Isle of Man, Laos, Macau SAR, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Montserrat, New Caledonia, Palau, Saba, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Sint Eustatius, Taiwan, and Timor-Leste.
What you should do after you travel
While traveling, you may have been exposed to COVID-19, even if you feel well or unwell, you can still be contagious. You can easily spread the virus around. You and your travel companions expose your family and friends and the community at risk of COVID-19. The risk lasts for about 14 days so it is best for you to be tested and be in home isolation. Stay at home for 14 days even if you don’t have the virus just in case, to protect your family and loved ones. To sum up, wherever you go, please stay clean and protect yourself to protect others.
Avoid travel to protect yourself and your loved ones
Traveling at this time put you at great risk of getting a COVID-19. You can also have no symptoms but still spreading the virus. If it is not necessary to travel, stay at home. Staying at home is the safest way and a good way to protect yourself and others. Therefore, avoid travels, crowded places, public transport, and all those places that are with high potential of COVID-19. So stay at home and stay safe.