Philippines overview

375,180

cases

7,114

DEATHS

329,111

recovered

1.9%

Fatality Rate

87.7%

Recovery Rate

travel ban and restrictions due to the coronavirus in Philippines

due to Coronavirus Travel
Restrictions and Bans in Philippines:

1. Passengers who have transited through or have been in China (People’s Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter the Philippines. - This does not apply to nationals of the Philippines. They will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from their arrival into the Philippines. - This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of the Philippines. They will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from their arrival into the Philippines. - This does not apply to permanent residents of the Philippines. They will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from their arrival into the Philippines. 2.Passengers who have transited through or have been in the North Gyeongsang Province (including Daegu and Cheongdo Country) of Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter the Philippines. - This does not apply to nationals of the Philippines. - This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of the Philippines. - This does not apply to permanent residents of the Philippines. 3. Passengers who have transited through or have been in Iran or Italy in the past 14 days are required to present a Medical Clearance or Health Declaration Certificate, issued by Health Authority within 48 hours prior to arrival and certifying that the passenger is free from Coronavirus (COVID-19). - This does not apply to nationals of the Philippines. - This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of the Philippines. - This does not apply to permanent residents of the Philippines. Passengers who have transited through or have been in Iran or Italy in the past 14 days, are required to undergo a 14-day quarantine. Effective 22 March 2020, passengers under the following visa categories are not allowed to enter the Philippines: - Passengers under Visa Waiver Agreements. - Passengers with Special Visas - Passengers who fall under Executive Order No.408, s1960 (EO408); - Passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport, Macao (SAR China) passport, Macao-Portuguese, and British National Overseas passports. - Immigrant and non-Immigrant visa holders (i.e. 13, 9D, 9F, 9G, 47a(2), etc.) This does not apply to: - Foreign spouses and children of Filipino nationals (if they are not traveling together, they should show proof of marriage or filiation). - Foreign government and International Organization officials whose visas were issued by the Philippines government. - Foreign crew members.

Advice on the use of masks in the context of COVID-19

This document provides advice on the use of masks in communities, during home care, and in health care settings in areas that have reported cases of COVID-19. It is intended for individuals in the community, public health and infection prevention and control (IPC) professionals, health care managers, health care workers (HCWs), and community health workers. This updated version includes a section on Advice to decision makers on the use of masks for healthy people in community settings.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak: rights,roles and responsibilities of health workers, including key considerations for occupational safety and health

Health workers are at the front line of the COVID-19 outbreak response and as such are exposed to hazards that put them at risk of infection. Hazards include pathogen exposure, long working hours, psychological distress, fatigue, occupational burnout, stigma, and physical and psychological violence. This document highlights the rights and responsibilities of health workers, including the specific measures needed to protect occupational safety and health.