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July 27, 2021 9:02 PM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH closely monitoring areas with increasing case trends
The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday clarified that while there is an observed increase in cases, there is no definitive evidence of a surge in the National Capital Region. The DOH, however,  is closely monitoring daily trends and is immediately flagging areas with increases in rates of transmission based on two-week growth rates (TWGR), in affected populations as per average daily attack rate (ADAR), and/or health care utilization. The DOH noted the observations of independent expert groups but maintains that such observations should be carefully verified...

July 25, 2021 12:15 PM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH, UP-PGC, and UP-NIH detect additional COVID-19 variants through continuous biosurveillance
The Department of Health (DOH), the University of the Philippines - Philippine Genome Center (UP-PGC), and the University of the Philippines - National Institutes of Health (UP-NIH) today report the detection of 55 new Delta (B.1.617.2) variant cases, 94 Alpha (B.1.1.7) variant cases, 179 Beta (B.1.351) variant cases, and 9 P.3 variant cases in the latest batch of whole genome sequencing.

July 24, 2021 12:15 PM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH, NTF welcome Israel delegates to discuss COVID-19 response
The Department of Health (DOH) and the National Task Force (NTF) Against COVID-19 - Response Cluster today welcomed another batch of delegates from Israel who shall be sharing their experiences and best practices on their COVID-19 Response Operations, especially on clinical management.

July 24, 2021 12:15 PM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH, UP-PGC, and UP-NIH detect additional COVID-19 variants through continuous biosurveillance
The Department of Health (DOH), the University of the Philippines - Philippine Genome Center (UP-PGC), and the University of the Philippines - National Institutes of Health (UP-NIH) today report the detection of 17 Delta (B.1.617.2) variant cases, 11 Alpha (B.1.1.7) variant cases, 13 Beta (B.1.351) variant cases, and two P.3 variant cases on the latest batch of whole genome sequencing...

July 22, 2021 12:33 PM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH: Government Further Intensifying COVID-19 Response with Local Transmission of Delta Variant
The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday further emphasized the need to continuously enforce strict border control measures and intensify local COVID-19 responses with the local transmission of the Delta (B.1.617.2) variant in the Philippines. The country has been implementing travel bans and stringent border control measures to delay the entry of the variant, giving the country a headstart to prepare its capacity to manage potential surges...

July 22, 2021 12:33 PM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH, UP-PGC and UP-NIH Biosurveillance Detects Additional COVID-19 Variants
The Department of Health (DOH), the University of the Philippines - Philippine Genome Center (UP-PGC), and the University of the Philippines - National Institutes of Health (UP-NIH) today report the detection of 12 Delta (B.1.617.2) variant cases, 187 Alpha (B.1.1.7) variant cases, 142 Beta (B.1.351) variant cases, and 12 P.3 variant cases on the latest whole genome sequencing...

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