The Philippines will not allow foreigner entering its border starting December 29, 2020. This measure is to prevent from spreading the new strain of Corona Virus, entering its nation. Although Philippines not yet recorded for the new strain Corona Virus, they immediately close its border from foreign countries.
Below are the list of countries that are not allowed to enter Philippines effective December 29, 2020.
- United Kingdom
- South Africa
- The Netherlands
- Hong Kong
- South Korea
A new variant recorded in the neighboring countries in Asia like Singapore, Japan, Hongkong and Australia, but there are more new variant detected in the United Kingdom.
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the variant strain of new Corona Virus has been predicted to be more rapidly transmissible than other circulating strains of SARS-CoV-2.