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UK variant detected in 6 regions – DOH

Sixty-two confirmed cases of the UK variant of COVID-19 have been detected in six regions......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarFeb 24th, 2021

DOH detects Cebu variant

The Department of Health on Thursday said “two mutations of concern” were detected in patients who tested positive for COVID-19 in Cebu......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2021

DOH confirms 19 more cases of UK variant

Nineteen more cases of B117 or the United Kingdom variant of COVID-19 – one of them a 10-year-old boy in the Davao region – have been detected in the country, the Department of Health said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2021

Philippines detects 19 more cases of new COVID-19 variant, total now at 44

Health authorities in the Philippines announced that they have detected 19 more cases of the new coronavirus variant, called B.1.1.7, bringing the total number of patients with the total number of cases of the more infectious variant to 44......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2021

Before arrival of new variant, most Pinoys believed worst of pandemic was over — SWS

A newly-released poll showed that most Filipinos believed that the worst of the pandemic was over around two months before the more infectious coronavirus variant was detected in the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2021

DOH unlikely to ban countries with South African variant

The Department of Health is not keen on imposing travel restrictions on countries where the South African variant of COVID-19 has been detected......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2021

Philippines reports 8 more cases of new coronavirus variant

Health authorities said they detected eight more cases of the new coronavirus variant first identified in the United Kingdom called B.1.1.7, bringing the total number of cases of the more infectious variant to 25......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2021

DOH: COVID-19 variant not seen from samples in latest genome sequencing

The health department on Saturday said it has not detected the new coronavirus variant first seen in the United Kingdom in the latest batch of samples to undergo sequencing......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 31st, 2021

DOH says case of Filipina in Hong Kong with new COVID-19 variant closed

This, after the more contagious COVID-19 variant was not detected among her close contacts in Cagayan province and in Metro Manila......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 29th, 2021

COVID-19 variant from Brazil detected in US

COVID-19 variant from Brazil detected in US.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJan 26th, 2021

It’s here

Viruses naturally mutate; it was only a matter of time, we were told, before the more infectious variant of the COVID virus, first detected in the United Kingdom, would reach the Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 24th, 2021

Philippines detects 16 more cases of new COVID-19 variant

Health authorities in the Philippines reported that they detected 16 more cases of the new coronavirus variant which is feared to be more infectious, with two cases of local transmission......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

New COVID monster& rsquo; now in PH

The new, more transmissible coronavirus variant first reported in the United Kingdom has been detected in the Philippines, the Health department said Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

UK Covid-19 variant detected in PH

MANILA, Philippines — The new and more infectious variant of Covid-19 first reported in the United Kingdom has been detected in the Philippines. In a statement Wednesday, the Department of Health (DOH) said the Philippine Genome Center (PGC) reported the detection of the new variant, known as B117, after samples from a Filipino who arrived […] The post UK Covid-19 variant detected in PH appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Israel records four South African COVID-19 variant cases

Israel's health ministry said Saturday four people had tested positive for the novel coronavirus strain first detected in South Africa, with the British variant already recorded......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 10th, 2021

Hong Kong finds COVID-19 variant in passenger from Philippines

A Filipino passenger who arrived in Hong Kong from Manila last month has shown symptoms of the COVID-19 variant first detected in the United Kingdom, while on the sixth day of quarantine in a hotel in Hong Kong......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 6th, 2021

DOH: No UK variant of coronavirus yet in PH

The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday clarified that as of January 2, the Philippine Genome Center has not detected the coronavirus variant first found in the United Kingdom in the Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2021

New COVID-19 variant not yet detected here – DoH

By ANALOU DE VERA The new coronavirus variant that was first detected in the United Kingdom (UK) has not yet been detected in the Philippines, the Department of Health (DoH) said  Saturday. “This is to clarify that as of Jan. 2, 2021, the Philippine Genome Center has not detected the UK variant in the country. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2021

PH tightens up, bars 3 over new virus fears

Three foreigners were barred from entering the country after they were found to have traveled to some countries where a more transmissible variant of the COVID-19 virus was detected, the Bureau of Immigration said Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 1st, 2021

New virus variant hits US as Biden vows all-out effort

The new variant of coronavirus was detected for the first time Tuesday in the United States and Latin America as President-elect Joe Biden vowed to significantly ramp up the vaccination drive......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 30th, 2020

DOH: Local experts studying new coronavirus strain

Initial analysis from the Philippine Genome Center showed that the coronavirus variant found in the United Kingdom is not yet detected in the Philippines, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2020