The town of Umingan, Pangasinan recorded on 19 March, its first UK variant of Covid-19.
In an advisory, Umingan Mayor Michael Carleone Cruz, the UK variant case came from a patient who tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on 3 March 2021.
Cruz said that the University of the Philippines – Philippine Genome Center sent the result last 19 March confirming the presence of UK variant in the COVID patient.
He called on his constituents to strictly follow health protocols to prevent the spread of the virus.
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