COVID-19 PUBLIC ADVISORY NO. 22: MANDATORY 14-DAY FACILITY QUARANTINE FOR ALL RETURNING OFWS

COVID-19 PUBLIC ADVISORY NO. 22: MANDATORY 14-DAY FACILITY QUARANTINE FOR ALL RETURNING OFWS

The Embassy hereby informs the public that, pursuant to the Philippine Inter-Agency Task Force for Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) Resolution No. 23 dated 13 April 2020, all overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) returning to the Philippines, whether sea-based or land-based, are now required to undergo a 14-day facility quarantine upon arrival in the country.

All arrangements regarding the mandatory 14-day facility quarantine will be facilitated and implemented by the Sub-Task Group (STG) for the Repatriation of OFWs under the National Task Force (NTF) – Task Group on Response Operations. The STG is headed by the Department of Transportation (DOTr).

Please be guided accordingly.