Total Delta Cases in PH Now Surpass 100
DELTA CASES IN PH – The Department of Health (DOH) gave an update on the total cases of the Delta variant of COVID-19 in the Philippines now.
The Philippines is one of the countries that detected cases of the Delta variant of COVID-19. The said variant of coronavirus greatly hit India and collapsed the healthcare system of the country. Patients flocked in hospitals and they ran out of resources. Many people died of coronavirus in the country.
Currently, Indonesia and Thailand are facing another spike in their COVID-19 cases due to the Delta variant. Many countries including PH are currently banning travelers from India, Indonesia, Thailand, and several other countries that recorded cases of the said variant of concern.
PH now is strengthening its efforts most especially that a local transmission already took place. Many were alarmed that the Delta cases in PH might increase thus local government units want hospitals to prepare for the possibility.
Recently, the Department of Health (DOH) gave an update on the Delta cases in PH. Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, the total case load increased by 55 – 37 of which are local cases while 17 are returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs) and one (1) has yet to be determined if it is a local cases or an ROF cases.
According to DOH, the total Delta cases in PH now is 119. Of the new local cases confirmed, 14 are from Calabarzon, 6 are from the National Capital Region (NCR) based on their addresses, 8 are from Northern Mindanao, 6 are from Central Luzon, 2 are from Davao Region and one (1) is from Ilocos Region.
Based on the report, DOH reported that one of the new cases of the Delta variant of COVID-19 died while 54 are considered recovered. Metro Manila and four (4) other provinces are currently on a stricter community quarantine measure.
The Delta variant is known to have a higher transmissibility rate. Everyone is urged to stay at home if not for very essential purposes and to practice the health protocols.
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