The Daily Manila Shimbun


Philippines issues travel ban vs China, 4 more countries due to new variant of coronavirus

January 12, 2021

The Philippine government has issued travel restrictions to more countries, including China, due to reported cases of new strain of coronavirus disease.

In a press briefing on Tuesday, Presidential Spsokesperson Harry Roque said also included in the travel restrictions are foreigners coming from Pakistan, Jamaica, Luxumberg, and Oman.

He said the travel restrictions are effective at 12:01pm on January 13 until January 15.

The government earlier also issued travel restrictions to almost 30 countries, including Japan, United Kigndom, and the United States. Celerina Monte/DMS