Do you miss Boracay? Soon, you won’t need an RT-PCR test to visit the island if you’re fully vaccinated.
This was confirmed by Aklan Governor Florencio Miraflores, who told TeleRadyo that this will take effect on November 16, 2021.
He clarified that you will still need to show proof that you have been vaccinated.
He said, “Ang kailangan na lang, kung kumuha sila ng QR code nila, ang kailangan na lang, instead ng RT-PCR test na nire-require namin, magsa-submit na lang sila ng vaccination certificate or VaxCertPH under the [Department of Information and Communications Technology] website, o kung mahirapan sila kumuha niyan, yung kanilang vaccination card na may QR code galing sa issuing [local government unit].”
Those who do not have these can present a vaccination certificate from the issuing LGU.
Meanwhile, those who do not have the vaccine yet or have only had their first dose will need to present a negative RT-PCR test result.
In the same interview, Miraflores said that 94% of their tourism workers are fully vaccinated.
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