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Philippines to reimpose entry curbs as Covid cases spike
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Philippines to reimpose entry curbs as Covid cases spike
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Manila, March 17 (TIWN) The Philippines has announced that 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 Philippines' 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 to April 19 under the ban.

The task force also directed concerned agencies to limit the number of inbound international passengers to 1,500 a day. However, the ban doesn't include foreign government officials, diplomats, and Filipino workers returning from overseas, Xinhua reported.
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