Tag: coronavirus

No flights for OFWs bound for ‘red list’ countries: POEA

Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who are bound for countries included in the Philippines’ “red list” due to the threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) Omicron variant will not be able to travel to their host nations for now, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said on Thursday.

Up to IATF to reimpose mask mandate: Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday asked the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases to decide whether to reimpose the mandatory use of face shields amid the threat of the Omicron coronavirus (Covid-19) variant.