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French Polynesia Specific Risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

21 Aug 2020

This country has reported a recent increase in case numbers of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Following a review of the public health risk assessment process, this country has now changed from a low risk to a moderate risk of exposure to COVID-19.

Please check the fitfortravel French Polynesia page regularly for updates on any changes to the risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Advice for Travellers

There is a moderate risk of exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19) in this country:

  • Travellers are advised to consider avoiding non-essential travel to this country if they are at an increased risk of severe COVID-19
  • All travellers should read the fitfortravel page COVID-19: Health Considerations for Travel

To determine if a traveller is at increased risk of severe COVID-19, check the following websites:

  • Scotland: NHS inform website
  • England, Wales and Northern Ireland: see NHS.uk website

Further information can be found on the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) page.