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Bulacan reports 3rd Delta variant case

Ramon Efren Lazaro - The Philippine Star

MALOLOS, Philippines — The number of COVID Delta variant cases in Bulacan has climbed to three after another infection was reported in the town of  Plaridel  on Saturday.

The province’s first two Delta variant cases were recorded in San Ildefonso and Santa Maria on Thursday and Friday, respectively.

Hjordis Marushka Celis, provincial COVID task force response chief, confirmed the third case in Plaridel.

All three cases underwernt RT-PCR or reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction test, Celis said.

The municipal government of Plaridel has conducted contact tracing of people who had close contact with the patient.

It ordered a lockdown on the household of the Delta variant  patient.           

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