MANILA, Philippines — Two feminine vacationers in El Nido, Palawan, will as a substitute face formal complaints for presenting faux Covid-19 swab take a look at outcomes to the native authorities, the Department of Tourism (DOT) stated Saturday.
TheDOT, in a press release, stated police held the vacationers on the Lio Airport on Feb. 16.
Authorities found the violation after  checking the fast response (QR) code of the clinic that supposedly performed and issued the take a look at outcomes.

El Nido, Palawan, Philippines. INQUIRER.internet inventory photograph

The vacationers violated Republic Act 11322 or the Mandatory Reporting of Notifiable Diseases and Health Events of Public Health Concern Act.
“This is in violation of RA 11322 Sec (g) Tampering of Records or deliberately offering misinformation,” stated DOT.
The tourism division stated the vacationers had been despatched to a lodge for seven-day necessary quarantine.
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