Philippines detects 319 more cases of Covid-19 Delta variant


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MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/Asia News Network): The Department of Health (DOH) has recorded an additional 319 cases of the highly transmissible coronavirus Delta variant, its spokesperson, Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire (pic), reported Monday (Sept 20).

Based on the recent sequencing of 374 samples, 319 were new Delta variant cases, 13 were Alpha variant cases, nine were Beta variant cases, and five were P.3 variant cases. The remaining 28 samples were the original variant of SARS-CoV-2, the latest coronavirus strain which causes Covid-19.

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