UK COVID-19 Cases in PH Increased By 19, DOH Confirms

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.

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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.

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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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