Philippines authorities are currently considering lifting a number of restrictions that were previously introduced due to the spread of COVID-19.
Philippine Tourism Minister Maria Cristina Frasco announced that strict protocols, including the requirement to take a PCR test, should be abolished, Interfax reports citing Philippine media. before entering the country, as well as the requirement for full vaccination.
Maria Cristina Frasco believes that entry into the republic should be allowed to those foreigners who can provide the results of a rapid antigen test done no earlier than 24 hours prior to or upon arrival in the Philippines.
Philippine Tourism Minister believes lifting restrictions could benefit for both the Filipinos and the revitalization of the tourism industry.