Philippines extends UK journey ban amid new virus stress:
In a bid to save you the access of recent coronavirus stress withinside the country, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday prolonged the ban on all flights from the UK for 2 extra weeks.
In a bid to save you the access of recent coronavirus stress withinside the country, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday prolonged the ban on all flights from the UK for 2 extra weeks, mentioned Manila Times.
The Philippine authorities had suspended flights from the United Kingdom because of the detection of a brand new coronavirus version on December 24 withinside the UK.
The journey ban will implement regulations at the motion of human beings coming from the United Kingdom and flights will now no longer be allowed till the second one week of January withinside the Philippines, mentioned Manila Times.
The new stress of coronavirus first located withinside the UK has prompted a stir as it’s miles mentioned to be extra transmissible than different SARS-CoV-2 variants.
Following the advent of the brand new stress, numerous international locations added new journey regulations.
Duterte authorised the advice of Presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr to increase the ban in the course of his assembly with participants of his cupboard on Saturday, mentioned Manila Times.
President additionally authorised the advice of the Department of Health to quarantine travelers coming from international locations which have recorded instances of the brand new coronavirus stress which encompass Hong Kong, Singapore, and Australia, delivered Manila Times.
World Health Organisation (WHO) knowledgeable that the brand new stress of the virus has been detected in 8 European international locations and counseled the international locations to enhance the protecting measures like distancing/masks/staying in center assist bubbles.