Posts Tagged India

Maritime authorities assist Filipino seafarers aboard COVID-stricken vessel from India

Marje Pelayo   •   May 7, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Maritime authorities are currently in full force in assisting all Filipino crew members aboard a COVID-19 positive vessel MV Athens Bridge from India. A statement from the Maritime...

Only 5 travelers from India tested positive for COVID-19, DOH clarifies

Robie de Guzman   •   May 6, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday clarified that only five, not six, travelers from India who arrived in the Philippines prior to the travel ban have...

PH temporarily bans entry of travelers from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka

Robie de Guzman   •   May 5, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines has expanded its entry ban on travelers to include those coming from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka amid the surge in COVID-19 cases. In...

DOH: 6 travelers from India found positive for COVID-19

Robie de Guzman   •   May 5, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Six passengers from India who arrived in the Philippines before the travel ban was imposed have tested positive for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Department of Health...

Filipinos in India to be repatriated once travel ban is lifted, envoy says

Robie de Guzman   •   May 3, 2021

MANILA, Philippines  — The repatriation of Filipinos in India will commence once necessary clearances are secured and the travel ban has been lifted, Philippine Ambassador to India Ramon Bagatsing said....

PH ‘restrategizing’ COVID-19 immunization plan amid expected delay of vaccine supply from India — DOH

Robie de Guzman   •   April 28, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government is revising its strategy on the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in the country due to the expected delay in the delivery of vaccine supply...

BI gears up to impose travel ban on India; clarifies ban not ‘nationality-specific’

Marje Pelayo   •   April 28, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is gearing up in preparation for the imposed restrictions for travelers coming from India. The resolution issued by the Inter-Agency Task Force...

2-week travel ban covers Filipino travelers from India — DOH

Robie de Guzman   •   April 28, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Filipino travelers from India are also covered in the temporary travel ban imposed by the national government, the Department of Health (DOH) said Wednesday. “Parang napag-desisyunan that...

PH imposes travel ban on India beginning April 29

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 27, 2021

MANILA, Philippines— The Philippine government has imposed an entry ban on travelers coming from India due to the surge of Covid-19 cases in the said country fueled by a double...

PH to receive 8M doses of India’s Covaxin in May – envoy

Marje Pelayo   •   April 27, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine Ambassador to India Ramon Bagatsing Jr. on Tuesday (April 27) announced that some eight million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from India’s Bharat Biotech are expected to...


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