DOT: Quarantine Shortened for Vaccinated OFWs
The Department of Tourism or (DOT) on Friday said the lodging quarantine period for completely inoculated returning abroad Filipinos, abroad Filipino laborers (OFWs), and balikbayans from yellow nations will be decreased from five to only three days beginning November 22.
The travel industry Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said that completely inoculated balikbayans from yellow countries with pre-flight testing within 72 hours just need to go through a three-day office put together quarantine with testing with respect to the third day. They will likewise be encouraged to finish self-observing up to the fourteenth day from appearance.
Those without pre-flight testing, then again, will be exposed to an office-based quarantine until the arrival of the converse record polymerase chain response (RT-PCR) test results taken on the fifth day.
With an adverse outcome, the singular will be delivered for home quarantine until the tenth day, DOT said.
Unvaccinated guests will go through office put together quarantine with testing with respect to the seventh day, to be trailed by home quarantine up to the fourteenth day upon the arrival of a negative test outcome.
“This most recent improvement will incredibly add to the continuous recuperation of the travel industry area this Christmas season while additionally giving more opportunity to the people who need to get back to be with their friends and family in the Philippines,” Romulo-Puyat said.
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