In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Philippines has extended the ban on travelers from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates until July 15.
this is the fourth time that travel restrictions were imposed on the seven countries to prevent the spread of the highly transmissible Delta coronavirus variant that first emerged in India.n fact,
“We can see right now that there are 92 countries with the Delta variant and we cannot isolate the Philippines from all of these countries. Our recommendation will be not to add additional countries to be banned but let’s try to strengthen more our border controls.”…as Health Undersecretary and Spokesperson Rosario Vergeire told to CNN.
What is more, Roque said the government will continue to strengthen border protocols for travelers from Indonesia, which has recently experienced a surge of Delta variant.
Overall, existing guidelines for arriving crew members shall still be observed.