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Philippines suspends Thailand travel

BANGKOK: The Philippines will suspend travel from Thailand and Malaysia, as well as tighten restrictions in the Manila area, in a bid to prevent the spread of the contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus.

By National News Bureau of Thailand

Saturday 24 July 2021, 03:01PM

A worker disinfects luggage trolleys at Manila airport. Photo: AFP

A worker disinfects luggage trolleys at Manila airport. Photo: AFP

A Philippines presidential spokesman said yesterday (July 23) that the travel restriction will take effect from tomorrow (25 July) and run to the end of the month.

The Philippines has previously banned travelers from eight countries, including Indonesia and India.

President Rodrigo Duterte has placed the capital region, an urban sprawl of 16 cities which is home to more than 13 million people, and four provinces under stricter coronavirus curbs until the end of July, in an effort to prevent further domestic transmission of the Delta variant.

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Indoor sports and conference venues, indoor tourist attractions and gyms are not allowed to do business, while the operating capacity of indoor and al fresco dining has been cut.

In addition, children between the ages of five and 17 will not be allowed to leave their homes.

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DeKaaskopp | 25 July 2021 - 17:13:01

@ Mr.X     Regarding your Tequila shot advice: Seeing your dependency on "X's", I suspect you know very well about tequila shots. Probably the reason for many senseless comments.

Christy Sweet | 25 July 2021 - 13:45:38

The Delta variant is everywhere  infecting those with inferior inoculations,  killing the non-vaccinated. Next is Lambda. Hurry up on  Novavax, please!!

Xi_Virus | 25 July 2021 - 11:04:49

TrashKoxx, just follow the advice from the reXpected bartender Dr Xong.

Don't forget to take a Tequila shot after the 3rd jab and then go back to sleep!!!

DeKaaskopp | 25 July 2021 - 09:27:14

@Xivi    Finocchio,you are really not the sharpest tool in the shed ! The Delta variant is found all over the world and infecting people.

Xi_Virus | 24 July 2021 - 20:47:26

Any country that used Xinovac CRAP is NOW dealing with Delta WUHAN Virus, including the Philippines. The WORLD has seen those TERRIBLE TERRIBLE photos of dead people on the Thailand streets.

A Tragedy that only the incompetent govt with its GANGsteristers are responsible!!!


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