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Covid-19

COVID-19 Country Response

COVID-19 epidemic evolution
To find out about the latest status of the COVID-19 pandemic evolution and the most up-to-date statistics on the COVID-19 disease in the Philippines please visit the Department of Health’s Updates on Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) website.
For the international outlook you can consult the latest situation reports published by the World Health Organisation as well as the global daily statistics on the coronavirus pandemic evolution including data on confirmed cases and deaths by country.
Sanitary measures
To find out about the latest public health situation in the Philippines and the current sanitary measures in vigour, please visit the Department of Health’s COVID-19 Advisories. The government has set up a community-driven contact tracing, health condition reporting and social distancing systems called StaySafe.
Travel restrictions
The COVID-19 situation, including the spread of new variants, evolves rapidly and differs from country to country. All travelers need to pay close attention to the conditions at their destination before traveling. Regularly updated information for all countries with regards to Covid-19 related travel restrictions in place including entry regulations, flight bans, test requirements and quarantine is available on TravelDoc Infopage.
It is also highly recommended to consult COVID-19 Travel Regulations Map provided and updated on the daily basis by IATA.
The US government website of Centers of Disease Control and Prevention provides COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Destination.
The UK Foreign travel advice also provides travelling abroad advice for all countries, including the latest information on coronavirus, safety and security, entry requirements and travel warnings.
Import & export restrictions
For the up-to-date information on all the measures applicable to movement of goods during the period of sanitary emergency due to the COVID-19 outbreak (including eventual restrictions on imports and exports, if applicable), please consult the website of the Department of Finance and that of the Bureau of Customs.
For a general overview of trade restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic, please consult the section dedicated to the Philippines on the International Trade Centre's COVID-19 Temporary Trade Measures webpage.
Economic recovery plan
For  information on the economic recovery scheme put in place by the Philippines government to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the national economy, refer to the Department of Finance’s "4-pillar socioeconomic strategy against COVID-19" and the website of the National Economic and Development Authority. Further details can be found on KPMG's website.
For a general overview of the key economic policy responses to the COVID-19 outbreak (fiscal, monetary and macroeconomic) taken by the Philippine government to limit the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, please consult the section dedicated to the Philippines in the   IMF’s Policy Tracker platform.
Support plan for businesses
For information on the local business support scheme established by the Philippine government to help small and medium-sized companies to deal with the economic impacts of the COVID-19 epidemic on their activity, consult Department of Finance’s "4-pillar socioeconomic strategy against COVID-19", which provides some details about loans and support programs. KPMG Philippines offers an overview of the measures.
For a general overview of international SME support policy responses to the COVID-19 outbreak refer to the OECD's SME Covid-19 Policy Responses document.
You can also consult the World Bank's Map of SME-Support Measures in Response to COVID-19.
Support plan for exporters
For the up-to-date information on possible support plans for exporters in the Philippines, if applicable, please consult the website of the Department of Trade and Industry.

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