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Outbound travelers no longer need to test negative for COVID-19: Palace

10/23/2020 6:47:00 AM

Outbound travelers no longer need to test negative for COVID 19: Palace

The inter-agency task force leading the pandemic response, in its meeting on Thursday, approved "the lifting of the pre-boarding testing requirement for outbound Filipino travelers," said Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque. This amends an earlier IATF resolution that asked for a negative Antigen test result taken within 24 hours before departure as a pre-boarding requirement, he said in a statement. 

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"Wala na pong antigen requirement sa lahat po na bibiyahe sa labas ng bansa," Roque added in a Laging Handa public briefing. (There is no longer an antigen requirement for all outbound travelers.)The IATF earlier allowed non-essential overseas travel, potentially increasing customers for Philippine carriers that have suffered amid the pandemic. 

The Philippines is forecast to see a 6.9 percent economic contraction this year, the World Bank has said, the biggest since the 1980s and worse than the government's projected 5.5 percent decline. It has been gradually reopening the economy to allow more businesses to resume operations and more people to go back to work, but partial restrictions in and around the capital Manila remain to keep the virus spread in check. 

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