Regional News, Regions, Cebu City, Covıd-19, Covıd19, Coronavirus, Travelers, Tourists, Travel, Tourism, Covıd-19 Test, Cebu City Drops Covıd Test For Fully Jabbed Travelers | Abs-Cbn News

Regional News, Regions

Cebu City drops COVID test for fully jabbed travelers

Cebu City to accept fully vaccinated travelers without negative COVID-19 test

10/25/2021 3:00:00 PM

Cebu City to accept fully vaccinated travelers without negative COVID-19 test

Fully vaccinated travelers can now travel to Cebu City without presenting a negative COVID-19 test, the city government said Monday.

Inbound passengers will only need to present their vaccination cards with QR code and valid ID, acting Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said in a press briefing.If the vaccination card has no QR code, it can be supplemented with a VaxCert, a digital vaccination certificate that can be obtained through the Department of Information and Communications Technology.

'Yours' is 2021's top-selling song in US by Korean solo act Vico Sotto refutes Eusebio's claim Christmas not felt in Pasig Pharmally exec cries in frustration amid missing docs

"This will start immediately. In fact, all sectors have been informed,” said Cebu City Councilor Joel Garganera, also head of the city's Emergency Operations Center.Meanwhile, unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travelers will have to present a negative RT-PCR test (valid up to 48 hours) or antigen test (valid within 24 hours).

Cebu City is under Alert Level 2 in the government's new quarantine classification.As of Oct. 24, the city has tallied 40,967 COVID-19 cases, the highest among cities and provinces in Central Visayas. The tally includes 39,148 recoveries, 1,475 fatalities and 344 active cases.

RELATED VIDEO Read more: ABS-CBN News Channel »

COVID-19 cases, deaths in Western Pacific down, but WHO warns of future surges

While the COVID-19 situation is improving in the Western Pacific region, an official of the World Health Organization (WHO) said there is no room for complacency as the coronavirus continues to mutate, which may trigger possible surges.

Fully vaccinated travelers can now enter Cebu City without need for COVID-19 testsFully vaccinated travelers can now enter Cebu City ports without the need for a real-time polymerase reaction (RT-PCR), antigen, or saliva test. Is quarantine still required if traveling from Manila?

Cebu City Fire Office ready for Kalag-Kalag 2021Around 20 firetrucks will be deployed in Cebu City cemeteries regardless if these will be opened or not during Kalag-Kalag 2021.

Guro sa Cebu finalist sa Global Teacher PrizePasok bilang finalist sa prestihiyosong Global Teacher Prize si Bryant Acar, isang guro mula sa Cebu. God bless good luck to our teacher from Cebu!

One Cebu not endorsing any candidates, alliances yet — secretary generalMANILA, Philippines — Political personalities raising the hands of Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia only means that they are endorsing the governor, One Cebu Secretary General Pablo John Garcia

FACES OF CEBU: Arby Bacasmas, 25, man behind ‘Good morning sunshine’This is how Arby Bacasmas's 'Good morning sunshine' became popular to fellow Cebuano cyclists.

Cebu port exec reveals Sara, Imee and BBM meet behind closed doorsPresidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio had a meeting that lasted for more than two hours on Saturday afternoon, October 23 Continuation ng pagnanakaw at pagpatay... Pilipinas wag na pong magpaloko! 👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽👎🏽 Nagkita ang mga sinungaling at pasakit sa mga Pilipino