Posts Tagged covid-19 variant

DOH wala pang nakikitang dahilan para itaas sa alert level 3 ang COVID restrictions sa bansa

Robie de Guzman   •   December 16, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Wala pang nakikitang dahilan ang Department of Health (DOH) upang itaas sa Alert Level 3 ang COVID-19 restrictions na ipinaiiral sa bansa. Ito ay kahit may nakapasok...

Still no case of Omicron COVID-19 variant in PH – DOH

Robie de Guzman   •   December 9, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – There is still no case of Omicron COVID-19 variant in the Philippines in the latest whole genome sequencing run, the Department of Health (DOH) said Thursday. In...

4 travelers from South Africa test negative for COVID-19 – Negros LGU

Robie de Guzman   •   December 2, 2021

Four individuals from South Africa who arrived in Negros Occidental last week have all tested negative for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The provincial government made the announcement on its official...

Testing at sequencing ng samples ng international passengers vs Omicron variant, inirerekomenda ng WHO

Robie de Guzman   •   November 30, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Inirerekomenda ng World Health Organization (WHO) ang pagpapaigting sa screening at sequencing ng samples ng lahat ng mga pasaherong papasok sa Pilipinas. Ayon kay WHO Country Representative...

Patuloy na genomic surveillance at restrictive alert level, kailangan vs bagong COVID-19 variant

Robie de Guzman   •   November 26, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Naniniwala ang isang infectious disease expert na dapat magpatuloy ang ipinatutupad na genomic surveillance at restrictive alert level upang maagapan ang pagpasok ng panibagong variant ng novel...

Bagong COVID-19 variant napaulat sa South Africa

Robie de Guzman   •   November 26, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Isang bagong variant ng novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) ang natuklasan sa bansang South Africa. Pinangangambahang mas nakakahawa ito kaysa orihinal na virus na sanhi ng COVID-19 at...

Genome Center: Philippines yet to detect COVID variant ‘Mu’

Marje Pelayo   •   September 3, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The University of the Philippines-Philippine Genome Center (UP-PGC) said the new COVID-19 variant ‘Mu’ has not yet been detected in the country. UP-PGC executive director Dr. Cynthia...

More cases of Delta, other COVID-19 variants detected in the Philippines

Robie de Guzman   •   July 29, 2021

(UPDATE) MANILA, Philippines — More cases of the highly infectious variants of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have been detected in the Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH) said Thursday....

DOH on reported hybrid COVID-19 variant from Vietnam: ‘No need to panic’

Robie de Guzman   •   May 31, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday allayed public concerns over the reported hybrid coronavirus variants said to have been detected in Vietnam. In an online press...

2 cases of B.1.617 COVID-19 variant have no travel history to India – DOH

Robie de Guzman   •   May 11, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The B.1.617 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) variant first detected in India has been found in the Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH) confirmed Tuesday. The DOH said the...


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