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Negros Occidental under highest alert level for COVID

/ 06:30 PM September 20, 2021

Doctor, nurse in 2 Negros Occidental hospitals test positive for COVID

BACOLOD CITY – Negros Occidental is now under the highest alert level for COVID-19 after eight cases of the Delta variant were detected in the province.

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The eight new cases bring to 19 the total number of Delta variant cases detected in Negros Occidental, Dr. Ernell Tumimbang, provincial health officer, said Monday, September 20.

All eight were hit with COVID-19 in August and their whole genome sequencing results that detected the Delta variant were released on Sunday, September 19.

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A Provincial Health Office (PHO) report shows that three were unvaccinated, four recovered while the status of the rest was still being verified.

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