THREAD: @iampinkywebb speaks to @DOHgovph spokesperson Maria Rosario Vergeire on #TheSource | LIVE

✈️ PH imposes travel ban on Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan
🇮🇳 DOH says five travelers from India test positive for COVID-19
PH travel ban on Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan will begin tomorrow, May 7.

What about those in transit? DOH Usec. Vergeire: When they arrive, they have to complete the 14-day quarantine here.
DOH Usec. Vergeire: From April 1 to 30, 149 travelers from India have quarantined here in the country. Out of the 149, 5 tested positive for COVID, 137 are negative. We're still finding out status of other 7.
DOH Usec. Vergeire on 5 travelers who tested positive for COVID: 4 have recovered, 1 still in isolation
DOH Usec. Vergeire: LGU should ensure that those who have recovered complete their quarantine
DOH Usec. Vergeire on status of 7 other travelers from India: There's missing data from Bureau of Quarantine, but we know that 3 are Filipinos, 4 are foreigners. Hopefully within the day we get complete information of all individuals.
DOH Usec. Vergeire: Since the alleged double variant of India was announced, we reviewed our data systems. According to PH Genome Center, we haven't detected this variant yet.

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