The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Thursday, July 22, 2021, approved the revised rules for “Green Lanes” that will apply to fully vaccinated international arriving passengers to the Philippines beginning July 26, 2021, 12:01 A.M. Manila time.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte approved the travel restrictions for all travelers coming from Malaysia and Thailand or those with travel history to Malaysia and Thailand within the last fourteen (14) days preceding arrival in the Philippines.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte approved the recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) to place the National Capital Region (NCR) under General Community Quarantine (GCQ) with heightened restrictions beginning July 23, 2021 until July 31, 2021.
The Philippines’ total vaccines administered nationwide has reached nearly 16 million or 15,953, 911 as of July 21, 2021, as the national government and local governments continue to ramp up the deployment and administration of vaccines in light of the detection of local cases of the Delta variant.
With reports of local cases of the Delta variant, local health authorities and the national government have called on the public to strictly adhere to the minimum public health standards, and to cooperate with the intensified implementation of the prevent-detect-isolate-treat-reintegrate (PDITR) strategy to combat the said highly transmissible variant of concern.
My warmest greetings to our Muslim brothers and sisters observing Eid al-Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice.
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has immediately approved the recommendation to escalate both Iloilo Province and Iloilo City to Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) until July 31, 2021 to contain the possible spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19 and to contain surge in cases in the said areas, according to Presidential Spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque Jr.
The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) escalated the community quarantine classification of Iloilo Province and Iloilo City from Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) until July 22, 2021 to Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) until July 31, 2021.
The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Thursday, July 15, 2021, approved the request of the Philippine Basketball Association to restart their 46th season.
Several batches of vaccine deliveries are expected to arrive in the country this week including J&J, AstraZeneca, Sinovac, and Moderna vaccines, according to Presidential Spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque Jr.