WORLD Philippines to suspend inbound travelers as COVID-19 cases go up

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Philippines to suspend inbound travelers as COVID-19 cases go up

Xinhua

19:52, March 17, 2021

Airport employees wearing face masks are seen inside the Terminal 1 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, the Philippines, on March 17, 2021. The Philippines said it will temporarily suspend the entry of foreigners and some citizens as the Southeast Asian country battles a renewed spike in COVID-19 cases. In a statement issued on Tuesday night, the country's coronavirus task force said foreign citizens and returning nationals who had not been working overseas will not be able to enter the country from March 20 until April 19 under the ban. (Photos: Xinhua)

Passengers wearing protective masks wait for their belongings at the baggage carousel inside the Terminal 1 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, the Philippines, on March 17, 2021. The Philippines said it will temporarily suspend the entry of foreigners and some citizens as the Southeast Asian country battles a renewed spike in COVID-19 cases. In a statement issued on Tuesday night, the country's coronavirus task force said foreign citizens and returning nationals who had not been working overseas will not be able to enter the country from March 20 until April 19 under the ban.

Passengers wearing protective suits walk at the Terminal 1 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, the Philippines, on March 17, 2021. The Philippines said it will temporarily suspend the entry of foreigners and some citizens as the Southeast Asian country battles a renewed spike in COVID-19 cases. In a statement issued on Tuesday night, the country's coronavirus task force said foreign citizens and returning nationals who had not been working overseas will not be able to enter the country from March 20 until April 19 under the ban.

A passenger wearing a protective mask pushes a baggage cart after arriving at the Terminal 1 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, the Philippines, on March 17, 2021. The Philippines said it will temporarily suspend the entry of foreigners and some citizens as the Southeast Asian country battles a renewed spike in COVID-19 cases. In a statement issued on Tuesday night, the country's coronavirus task force said foreign citizens and returning nationals who had not been working overseas will not be able to enter the country from March 20 until April 19 under the ban.

Passengers wearing protective masks wait for their belongings at the baggage carousel inside the Terminal 1 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, the Philippines on March 17, 2021. The Philippines said it will temporarily suspend the entry of foreigners and some citizens as the Southeast Asian country battles a renewed spike in COVID-19 cases. In a statement issued on Tuesday night, the country's coronavirus task force said foreign citizens and returning nationals who had not been working overseas will not be able to enter the country from March 20 until April 19 under the ban.

Passengers wearing protective masks are seen inside the Terminal 1 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, the Philippines on March 17, 2021. The Philippines said it will temporarily suspend the entry of foreigners and some citizens as the Southeast Asian country battles a renewed spike in COVID-19 cases. In a statement issued on Tuesday night, the country's coronavirus task force said foreign citizens and returning nationals who had not been working overseas will not be able to enter the country from March 20 until April 19 under the ban.

An airport employee wearing protective shield walks inside the Terminal 1 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, the Philippines on March 17, 2021. The Philippines said it will temporarily suspend the entry of foreigners and some citizens as the Southeast Asian country battles a renewed spike in COVID-19 cases. In a statement issued on Tuesday night, the country's coronavirus task force said foreign citizens and returning nationals who had not been working overseas will not be able to enter the country from March 20 until April 19 under the ban.

Arriving passengers wearing protective shields are seen inside the Terminal 1 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, the Philippines, on March 17, 2021. The Philippines said it will temporarily suspend the entry of foreigners and some citizens as the Southeast Asian country battles a renewed spike in COVID-19 cases. In a statement issued on Tuesday night, the country's coronavirus task force said foreign citizens and returning nationals who had not been working overseas will not be able to enter the country from March 20 until April 19 under the ban.

An airport employee wearing a protective mask works behind a baggage assistance counter inside the Terminal 1 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, the Philippines on March 17, 2021. The Philippines said it will temporarily suspend the entry of foreigners and some citizens as the Southeast Asian country battles a renewed spike in COVID-19 cases. In a statement issued on Tuesday night, the country's coronavirus task force said foreign citizens and returning nationals who had not been working overseas will not be able to enter the country from March 20 until April 19 under the ban. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

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