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263 COVID Infections Tallied as Philippines Logs Third Omicron Case

The third case is an OFW from Qatar.
by Clara Rosales
2 hours ago
Photo/s: Jerome Ascaño

The Philippines on Monday logged 263 new COVID-19 infections as the conuntry confirmed its third case of the Omicron variant.

This brought total active cases to 9,592. The were also 390 new recoveries and 45 new deaths based on data from the Department of Health.

Since the pandemic started, the Philippines has reported a total of 2,837,730 COVID-19 cases of which 2,777,354 have recovered and 50,784 have died.

The entire Philippines is under Alert Level 2 until the end of the year even after the country reported a total of three Omicron cases.

The country's third Omicron variant case in a Filipino who arrived from Qatar. The 36-year-old male Overseas Filipino Worker arrived at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport via Qatar Airways on Nov. 28, Health Usec. Maria Rosario Vergeire said.


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