Chan welcomes IATF move to do away with mandatory quarantine to arriving passengers from ‘green’ countries

Futch Anthony Inso 10/16/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has welcomed the decision of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) to no longer observe a mandatory quarantine to arriving passengers,…

Consolacion requires 14-day quarantine for returning residents from Cebu City

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As Cebu province is set to reimplement strict border controls with Cebu City, residents of the province who would opt to go home while they can may need to undergo home quarantine when…

Cebu hotels may find business opportunity in expanded quarantine protocol

Rosalie Abatayo 03/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines  — The Cebu provincial government’s move to expand the coverage of its mandatory 14-day quarantine to all arriving passengers from any country may be an opportunity for the local hotel industry to recover. This…

Cebu expands quarantine protocols to all int’l arrivals

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government’s 14-day mandatory quarantine now excuses no one. Starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020, all passengers arriving at the Mactan Cebu International Airport via any international flight shall be required to…

Cebu imposes 14-day mandatory quarantine for passengers from Italy and Iran

Rosalie Abatayo 03/09/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Starting March 11, 2020, travelers arriving in Cebu from Iran and Italy will already be included in the 14-day mandatory quarantine imposed by the provincial government amid the threat of the Coronavirus…

Cebu City mayor says mandatory quarantine is not illegal detention

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/14/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippine — Cebu City Mayor Labella said that mandatory quarantine for all people coming from areas in China issued with a travel ban is lawful and cannot be considered illegal detention.  This after he…

Need for quarantine to surge with inclusion of Taiwan in travel ban

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With Taiwan’s official inclusion in the Philippine government’s travel ban amid the 2019 novel coronavirus threat, the Cebu provincial government is expecting a surge in the number of Filipinos who will need to…

Loopholes in rules to prevent spread of nCoV: Only Cebu has ‘strict measures’

Rosalie Abatayo 02/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Taking measures, or the lack thereof, by a local government unit (LGU) takes a toll not only in its immediate jurisdiction. With Cebu being the “only” local government unit that had  strict protocols…

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