DOH Records 19 New UK COVID-19 Cases in the Philippines
UK COVID-19 CASES – Department of Health (DOH) confirmed 19 new cases of the UK variant of COVID-19 in the Philippines.
The Philippines is one of the nations that was greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This coronavirus disease has spread in over 200 countries and territories across the globe.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has previously warned that the COVID-19 pandemic is a long-term battle. It’s almost a year now for most countries since they first recorded a case of the coronavirus disease.
WHO warned nations not to let their guards down early to prevent a 2nd wave of the disease. In PH, the pandemic has brought a lot of changes.
Students now are being educated through blended learning – mainly the use of modules and online classes. Face-to-Face classes are still not allowed amid the threat of the disease.
Also, there is a new threat now – the UK COVID-19 variant. Many nations have recorded cases of this variant of coronavirus that was first detected in the United Kingdom.
Philippines is one of the countries that confirmed cases of the UK COVID-19 variant. Recently, the Department of Health (DOH) confirmed 19 new cases of the disease bringing the total to 44.
Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, out of the 19 new cases, 3 are from Davao Region, 2 are from Calabarzon, and 8 are returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).
The Health Department has yet to determine whether the 6 remaining new cases are local cases or returning OFWs. More updates may be posted soon.
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