The Department of Health (DOH) reported four new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to ten.
The ban covers China, Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Syria and Thailand.
The Philippines confirmed Friday 2 more cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total confirmed coronavirus cases to 5.
Thailand is NOT included in the travel ban.
The first novel coronavirus-related death outside China was recorded in the Philippines, the World Health Organization's representative in the country said Sunday.