Cagayan, Philippines – An Additional 32 cases of the more transmissible Covid-19 Delta Variant have been recorded in Cagayan Valley on Sunday, August 29, according to the Department of Health Region 2.
Samples, according to the regional health department, were tested on August 25 and 26, 2021.
Of the total cases, 15 cases are from Isabela, of which 14 are local transmission and one is a returning Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW). 10 cases were also recorded in Cagayan province, five cases in Nueva Vizcaya, and two from Quirino, which are all local transmissions.
Two have died while the rest already recovered. Contact tracing is still underway through the Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (RESU) Special Action Team (SAT).
“Patungkol sa lagay ng mga kaso sa kasalukuyan, natapos ang kani-kanilang required isolation period at naitalang fully recovered o galing na sila mula sa mga sakit, maliban sa kaso na naitala sa Alicia Isabela at isa sa Cabarroguis, Quirino ang naiulat na namayapa,” DOH-Cagayan Valley said.
On August 12, the region logged 16 cases of Delta variant.
The health Department, meantime, is now urging the public to help the government in curbing Covid-19 cases in the region by abiding with the minimum public health standards and submitting themselves for vaccination.
“Makakadagdag kung tayo ay manatili sa mga tahanan kung hindi kinakailangang lumabas, huwag na huwag munang tumanggap ng bisita at siguraduhin nating maayos at sapat ang daloy ng hangin sa ating mga tahanan,” they added.
As of this writing, the region has now a total of 7,647 active Covid-19 cases.
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