DOH TO EXPAND TRAVEL BAN DUE TO NEW COVID-19 VARIANT OMICRON

Travel ban expansion under discussion

Discussions are ongoing on the possible expansion of the travel ban to more areas over the potentially more transmissible B.1.1.1529 or Omicron coronavirus variant, the Department of Health (DOH) said Saturday.Dr. Beverly Ho, director of the Health Promotion Bureau and the Disease… Read More

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BI bars travelers from 7 countries in Africa starting Nov. 28

MANILA – The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Saturday announced that travelers from seven countries in Africa are temporarily not allowed in the country beginning November 28.In an advisory, Commissioner Jaime Morente identified the countries as South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho,… Read More

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