Source Title: Philippine regulations: from next month, inbound passengers will be tested after five days of quarantine in the Philippines
China News Agency, Manila, January 27 (reporter Guan Xiangdong) – on January 27 local time, Philippine presidential spokesman Harry middot; Locke said that iatf-eid passed Resolution No. 96 on the evening of the 26th, introducing new testing regulations, that is, from February 1, all inbound passengers arriving in the Philippines should be isolated in designated facilities for 5 days before receiving reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) testing. Passengers with negative test results will be allowed to transfer to the facilities designated by the government at their destination and continue to be isolated for 14 days.
Locke said the policy applies to inbound passengers from all countries and regions.
Locke said that according to the comprehensive guidelines of the Philippine Society of Microbiology and infectious diseases and the Philippine Ministry of health on the prevention, detection, isolation, treatment and social reintegration of new coronavirus, the Philippines will implement a series of measures for the management of new coronavirus patients.
Since the end of last year, in order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in the Philippines, the Philippines has tightened its entry policy several times. On January 23, the Philippine Ministry of Health reported that 17 patients with new coronavirus mutation had been diagnosed in the country.
According to the data of the Ministry of health of the Philippines on January 27, the number of confirmed cases of new coronavirus in the Philippines returned to 2000, reaching 2245 cases. A total of 518407 cases were confirmed, 10481 cases died and 475542 cases recovered. (end)