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Close contacts of patient with new COVID-19 variant traced, isolated — QC gov t

The Department of Health confirmed on Wednesday the country’s first confirmed case of the COVID-19 variant that was first seen in the United Kingdom: a 29-year-old man who returned from the United Arab Emirates......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJan 14th, 2021

DOH asks NBI help in tracing 2 unlocated contacts of UK variant patient

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) is seeking the assistance of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to find the two still unlocated co-passengers of the Filipino infected with the UK Covid-19 variant. As of Friday, all but two of the 213 identified contacts of the 29-year-old Filipino patient have been traced and […] The post DOH asks NBI help in tracing 2 unlocated contacts of UK variant patient appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

GenSan health personnel tracing 60 close contacts of COVID-19-positive LSI

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 29 July) – Health personnel here are monitoring at least 60 persons who were traced to have had close contact with a returning resident who tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) after being released from quarantine. Lawyer Arnel Zapatos, city administrator, said Wednesday the patient and the identified close […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJul 30th, 2020

48 close contacts of Talisay’s 2nd COVID patient tested, isolated

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The Talisay City government has already identified 48 individuals who were the recent close contact of their second coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patient. All of the 48 individuals were already made to undergo swab testing to determine if they too were infected with the deadly virus. “We will wait for the test […] The post 48 close contacts of Talisay’s 2nd COVID patient tested, isolated appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2020

38 contacts of UK variant cases positive for COVID-19

The Department of Health said yesterday that 38 close contacts of persons infected with the UK variant of coronavirus in Bontoc, Mountain Province and Calamba City, Laguna have tested positive for the original COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated News14 hr. 33 min. ago

DOH eyes new protocols for arriving travellers

The Department of Health is considering a second swab test for all travelers arriving from abroad after more close contacts of the country’s first case of COVID-19 UK variant tested positive for the mutation......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

13 co-passengers of COVID-19 variant patient can’t be traced

Thirteen co-passengers of the 29-year-old Filipino on a return flight from Dubai who contracted the United Kingdom variant of COVID-19 may face sanctions if they will not cooperate with authorities......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

CdeO’s contract-tracing performance below national standard

CAGAYAN DE ORO (MindaNews / 20 August) – This city’s efficiency rating in contract-tracing for people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients fell below the national standard despite its vaunted “Retuya’s Army,” Baguio City Benjamin Magalong said. Magalong said Cagayan de Oro’s performance was only 1:4 or four persons traced for each COVID-19 patient, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2020

In Daanbantayan, 3 of Shimura’s close contacts positive for COVID-19

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Three of the five first-generation contacts of Daanbantayan Mayor Sun Shimura tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019. Results of their swab tests were released Friday night, June 26, 2020, said an advisory that was posted on their town’s official Facebook page. Shimura, who was the town’s DB Patient 3, announced […] The post In Daanbantayan, 3 of Shimura’s close contacts positive for COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 27th, 2020

Panglao town officials after close contacts of COVID-19 patient from Tagbilaran City

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The municipality of Panglao in Bohol province is conducting contact tracing to determine who among its residents may have contracted the coronavirus disease from a Tagbilaran City resident who tested positive for the infection. An advisory that was posted on the town’s Facebook page on Saturday, June 13, 2020, said that […] The post Panglao town officials after close contacts of COVID-19 patient from Tagbilaran City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2020

4 contacts of Cotcot patient, 2 others in Liloan test positive for COVID

CEBU CTIY, Philippines — The municipality of Liloan now has 11 cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID) after six new cases of the infection were reported Saturday evening, June 13, 2020. Among the new cases were four close contacts of the town’s earlier reported case who is a resident of Barangay Cotcot. The new cases […] The post 4 contacts of Cotcot patient, 2 others in Liloan test positive for COVID appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2020

Close contacts of Naga patient test negative for COVID-19

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All identified close contacts of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patient from the city of Naga in southern Cebu have tested negative for the infection. The identified close contacts include the wife, son, and the son’s girlfriend of the patient, a health worker in Cebu City, who lives in Sitio Teeners in […] The post Close contacts of Naga patient test negative for COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 7th, 2020

20 contacts of COVID-19 patient from Casili negative of virus

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The municipal government of Consolacion on Friday, June 5, announced that all 20 close contacts of a patient from Barangay Casili tested negative of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In a statement on Facebook, local government officials of Consolacion quoted their Mayor Joannes Alegado saying that they […] The post 20 contacts of COVID-19 patient from Casili negative of virus appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 5th, 2020

Close contacts of patient from Daanbantayan town test negative for COVID-19

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The 11 individuals who came in close contact with the first coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patient from Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu tested negative for the infection. The local government of Daanbantayan, a first-class municipality located approximately 140 kilometers north of Cebu City, made this announcement on Facebook past 5 p.m. […] The post Close contacts of patient from Daanbantayan town test negative for COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 9th, 2020

Bantayan patient’s 7 close contacts negative for COVID-19

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Seven out of the 33 identified close contacts of the confirmed coronavirus patient from Bantayan town have tested negative for the infection, the municipality announced on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. In the town’s official Facebook page, Bantayan said the results for the first batch of the close contacts who were tested […] The post Bantayan patient’s 7 close contacts negative for COVID-19 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 5th, 2020

Swab tests begin for close contacts of Carcar City COVID patient

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Swab samples have already been taken from at least 14 of the 30 identified close contacts of the 17-year-old boy from Carcar City who died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, in a live Facebook update, said contact tracing was immediately launched after the test results of the patient returned […] The post Swab tests begin for close contacts of Carcar City COVID patient appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 28th, 2020

First UK Covid-19 variant patient tests negative in latest swab — QC gov’t

MANILA, Philippines — The first case of B.1.1.7. SARS-CoV-2 variant (Covid-19 UK variant) in the country who is a  Quezon City resident, has tested negative in his latest swab test but will still remain at the quarantine center, the Quezon City government said Friday. “The Quezon City government announces that the resident who tested positive […] The post First UK Covid-19 variant patient tests negative in latest swab — QC gov’t appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

72 OBO, CEO employees in Mandaue placed under home isolation

MANDAUE CITY, Philippine – The 72 employees from the City Engineer’s Office (CEO) and Office of the Building Official (OBO) here who are close contacts of the employee from the engineering department who tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) have already undergone swab tests and are now undergoing home isolation. Lawyer John Eddu […] The post 72 OBO, CEO employees in Mandaue placed under home isolation appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

COVID-positive contacts of variant case rise to 14

COVID-positive contacts of variant case rise to 14.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

‘8 co-passengers of 1st variant patient test positive’

Eight persons who were on the same flight as the country’s first case of the United Kingdom variant of COVID-19 were found positive for the original virus, the Philippine Red Cross reported yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 20th, 2021

7 co-passengers of variant patient yet to be contacted

Seven co-passengers of the country’s first case of the United Kingdom variant of COVID-19 have not been contacted yet, the Department of Health said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 18th, 2021