Update on Conditions of UK COVID-19 Variant Patients in Mountain Province
UK COVID-19 VARIANT PATIENTS – A health officer gave an update on the condition of the patients of UK COVID-19 in Mountain Province.
The COVID-19 pandemic is not yet over. Everyday, there are still new cases of this coronavirus disease that has shaken several healthcare systems across the globe.
Over 200 countries and territories recorded cases of COVID-19. One of these nations is the Philippines wherein it brought a lot of changes in the people’s way of living.
Now, everyone must wear a face mask and practice social distancing when going outdoors. Classes are also under blended learning as face-to-face classes are still prohibited due to the threats of the virus.
Unfortunately, amid the threats of COVID-19, a new variant was detected. Reportedly, it was first detected in the United Kingdom. Several countries including the Philippines have logged cases of this coronavirus variant.
In the Philippines, there are 12 UK COVID-19 variant patients in Bontoc Town, Mountain Province. Recently, a health officer gave an update on the conditions of the patients.
Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, Dr. Ruby Constantino, the director of the Cordillera Center for Health Development, said that majority of the UK COVID-19 variant patients in Mountain Province has already recovered from the disease.
‘Yung 12 po sila, ‘yung 9 matagal na po silang magaling kaya nasa bahay na sila pero sinabihan po silang ‘wag lalabas. Naka-lockdown ang barangay kung saan sila nakatira,” Dr. Constantino said.
Based on the report, the Cordillera Center for Health Development Chief said that the other three (3) patients are still in the hospital but their condition is stable.
Currently, foreign travelers from several countries are banned from entry to the Philippines. Meanwhile, Filipinos can still go home provided they must undergo self-isolation.
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