Philippines bans entry of travellers from USA

The Philippines has prohibited the entry of foreign travellers from the United States. This ban comes into effect from Sunday, January 3, 2021. The ban has been imposed to check the spread of the new strain of Coronavirus.

“Foreign passengers coming from the US, or who have been to the US within 14 days preceding arrival in the Philippines shall be prohibited from entering the country effective 12.01am Manila time of January 3, 2021, until January 15, 2021,” presidential spokesman Harry Roque said,

Passengers from the United States who will arrive before January 3 will be allowed to enter the Philippines, but they must to undergo a 14-day quarantine even if they had initially tested negative.

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