DOH still searching for 3 contacts of Filipino who got UK variant

DOH still searching for 3 contacts of Filipino who got UK variant

The Department of Health (DOH) announced they found another close contact of the first Filipino who got infected by the UK variant of the coronavirus after traveling to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire on Thursday.

PH tops 505,000 Covid-19 cases

PH tops 505,000 Covid-19 cases

The Philippines’ coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) tally reached 505,939 after the Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday reported 1,862 new infections.

PH mandates intensified contact tracing

PH mandates intensified contact tracing

In a IATF Resolution No. 94 made available to the public on Friday, the IATF said close contacts up to the third generation of patients bearing new coronavirus strains would be required to undergo a 14-day facility-based quarantine.