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Philippines bars entry of travellers from Indonesia over Delta variant

Philippines bars entry of travellers from Indonesia over Delta variant

Wednesday, July 14, 2021, 16:28 GMT+7
Philippines bars entry of travellers from Indonesia over Delta variant
Passengers, mostly Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) queue at the departure area of Ninoy Aquino International Airport amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines, June 1, 2021. Photo: Reuters

MANILA -- The Philippines will ban travellers coming from Indonesia to prevent the spread of the highly contagious Delta COVID-19 variant, the presidential spokesperson said on Wednesday.

The ban will apply to everyone coming from Indonesia or those with recent travel history to the country and will be imposed from July 16 to 31, Harry Roque said in a statement.

Reuters

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