Malacañang Reveals Decision on Travel Ban for Travelers from India, 6 Other Countries

Malacañang Speaks on Travel Ban in PH Until Mid of June

Malacañang revealed the decision of the national government on the travel ban for travelers from India and six (6) other countries.

Traveling is one of the things greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Everyone is encouraged to stay at home if not for very essential purposes most especially if you are just going out for leisure. The threats of the disease is still present.

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic that greatly affected over 200 nations across the globe, several countries implement travel restrictions. It is in the pursuit to stop the increase of the cases most especially now that new variants were detected.

One of the countries recently hit hard by coronavirus is India. The Philippines is one of the nations that implemented travel ban for travelers from India amid the worst situations there.

Malacañang Spokesman Harry Roque
Photo: Yahoo News

Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, Malacañang implemented a travel ban for travelers from India, Pakistan, Oman, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and United Arab Emirates (UAE). The travel suspension is set until May 31.

Amid the continued effort to fight the spread of COVID-19, Malacañang is extending the travel ban on travelers from India and the six (6) aforementioned countries from June 1 until June 15, 2021. According to the report, the country has logged 12 cases of India COVID-19 variant.

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Currently, the Philippines’ vaccination program is ongoing. The vaccination of the healthcare workers, the senior citizens, the essential workers, and those who have co-morbidities have already started. The whole country remains under community quarantine measures.

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