Cebu scraps swab test requirement
CEBU CITY — Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has canceled the swab test requirements for all persons entering the province starting Friday, October 1.
In a memorandum, Garcia said travelers only need to present a medical certificate showing they do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19 at the point of origin.
“The medical certificate should be issued within 24 hours immediately before arrival in Cebu,” she said in his memorandum sent to all mayors, Coast Guard personnel, police, airline operators, and airport authorities.
Cebu and its component cities are currently under general community quarantine as COVID-19 cases continue to decline in the province.
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