UPDATES ON NOVEL CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19)


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August 15, 2021 3:35 PM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH, UP-PGC, and UP-NIH Confirm Additional Covid-19 Variant Cases Including First Case of Lambda Variant
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 182 Delta (B.1.617.2) variant cases, 41 Alpha (B.1.1.7) variant cases, 66 Beta (B.1.351) variant cases, 40 P.3 variant cases, and the first case of the Lambda (C.37) variant of interest in the latest batch of whole genome...

August 09, 2021 8:00 AM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH: All Age Groups Experiencing Increase in COVID-19 Cases
The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday said that an increase in COVID-19 cases is being experienced across all age groups and not just among children.

August 07, 2021

Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases Resolution No. 131-E

August 05, 2021 3:19 PM

DOH issues Press Release: DOH, UP-PGC, and UP-NIH confirm additional COVID-19 variant cases
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 116 Delta (B.1.617.2) variant cases, 113 Alpha (B.1.1.7) variant cases, 122 Beta (B.1.351) variant cases, and 10 P.3 variant cases in the latest batch of whole genome sequencing...

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.

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