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Gov says COVID-19 UK variant cases reported in Oriental Mindoro

By: - Correspondent / @mvirolaINQ
/ 01:27 PM April 13, 2021

CITY OF CALAPAN –– Oriental Mindoro Gov. Humerlito Dolor revealed on Tuesday that the province recorded two cases of the United Kingdom variant of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

The COVID-19 variant infected a resident of Barangay Camilmil in the provincial capital and another from Anoling village in Pinamalayan town.

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In a video message Monday evening, Dolor said the patient from Camilmil is a staff member of a national government agency with an office in Calapan, who frequently travels in and out of the province.

The patient from Anoling is a Returning Overseas Filipino (ROF), he said.

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Dolor also confirmed that the Department of Health in Oriental Mindoro had ordered a three-generation tracing of all contacts and mandatory 14-day quarantine even if the contact has a negative result from a recent reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction test.

As of April 12, the Provincial Health Office reported a total of 1,936 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic started last year. The province has 256 active cases, 1,635 recoveries, and 45 deaths.

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