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OFW from Saudi Arabia is Bulacan’s 2nd case of Delta variant

By: - Correspondent / @inquirerdotnet
/ 06:23 PM July 30, 2021

Delta variant detected in Bulacan

CITY OF MALOLOS—An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) from Saudi Arabia became the second case of the more contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 in Bulacan province, officials disclosed on Friday, July 30.

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Gov. Daniel Fernando said the OFW from Sta. Maria town was asymptomatic and was placed on strict home quarantine.

Dr. Hjordis Marushka Celis, Bulacan COVID-19 provincial task force vice chair, said the patient has already undergone the first quarantine period in Metro Manila and was completing the second isolation.

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The OFW arrived in the country on June 29 and was swabbed and tested positive for COVID-19 on July 5. Another test on July 26 confirmed the patient was infected with the Delta variant.

Bulacan will remain under a general community quarantine, the second least restrictive quarantine classification, with heightened restrictions from August 1-15.

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