Boracay Still Requires Negative COVID-19 Test Results Before Entry
BORACAY STILL REQUIRES NEGATIVE COVID RESULTS – The local government of Malay still requires tourists to present a negative COVID-19 test result.
As quarantine restrictions ease up, more and more people want to go to Boracay to unwind. However, despite the drop in the number of cases, Boracay island still needs tourist to present a negative RT-PCR test result issued within 72 hours.
Recently, President Rodrigo Duterte said that he was studying the proposal of placing the entirety of the Philippines under a modified general community quarantine (MGCQ).
But, even with this, Mayor Frolibar Bautista said ,”there will be no changes on the requirements for incoming tourists to Boracay”.
Meanwhile, due to the Inter Agency Task Force’s (IATF) new protocol, government officials that require travel doesn’t need to present a RT-PCR test result. Moreover, travelers who are government officials could also skill quarantine if they don’t have symptoms of the virus.
Currenty, Aklan province has reported 932 COVID-19 cases. Of this number, 721 recovered while 28 died from the disease. It has 183 active cases or patients deemed infectious.
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