The Philippines reports a record 22,820 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, thereby bringing the nationwide total of confirmed cases to 2,161,892.
The Philippines bans entry to flights from Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands and Switzerland. Additionally, the entry of fully vaccinated foreign nationals from green-list countries that was expected to begin on December 1 is temporarily suspended.
The first coronavirus death outside China is reported in the Philippines. The victim was a Chinese tourist, also infected with "Streptococcus pneumoniae" and influenza B, who recently arrived in the country.