Lockton is closely monitoring the coronavirus outbreak on behalf of our Associates and clients. The situation is fast-developing, and local health agencies should be consulted for the latest news and directives. Our team have compiled information about key considerations for employers related to the outbreak which can be accessed by downloading the document to the right hand side.

On Jan. 8, a new coronavirus, “2019-novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV),” was identified as the cause of a cluster of cases of pneumonia associated with the Huanan/South China Seafood Wholesale Market. Dozens of other provinces in China have confirmed imported cases from Wuhan. Cases have also been exported from Wuhan into several other countries.

For the most up-to-date information about international travel, please visit the World Health Organization's website, and refer to official guidance provided by your country of residence. Thdocument also provides more details about general travel advice related to the coronavirus outbreak.