MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines has expanded its travel ban to 19 more countries to prevent the transmission of the new COVID-19 strain, Malacaang said Tuesday.
In a statement, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said this will take effect starting Wednesday, Dec. 30 until Jan. 15.
Roque said this order covers the following countries:
Hong Kong, SAR
President Rodrigo Duterte has also extended the temporary suspension of flights and prohibition of entr…