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QC convent has 114 COVID-19 circumstances – 64 nuns and 50 staff


MANILA, Philippines — The Non secular of the Virgin Mary (RVM) convent in Cubao, Quezon Metropolis, has 114 people — 64 nuns and 50 workers members — who’ve contracted COVID-19, in response to a submit on Wednesday on the town’s Fb web page.

The entire nuns weren’t vaccinated and all of the workers members had been totally vaccinated.

In keeping with the Fb assertion, the Epidemiology and Illness Surveillance Unit (CESU) has began investigating to learn how the 114 people had been contaminated.

The CESU chief, Dr. Rolando Cruz, mentioned his staff turned conscious of the scenario on seeing the surveillance information recorded by the laboratory that examined the nuns and workers members.

“It was not us who swabbed them. They’d themselves examined by one other [laboratory], and when the outcome got here out from the laboratory, it was recorded within the surveillance information,” Cruz mentioned in Filipino.

“Now, our staff is conducting an investigation and intensive contact tracing to get extra particulars in regards to the matter,” he added.

Cruz mentioned that they had been additionally investigating  if any of the constructive people had any shut contact with anybody outdoors the convent, which was placed on particular concern lockdown beginning on Sept. 14.

In the meantime, one other convent with 90 residents recorded 22 COVID-19 circumstances. That convent has additionally been put beneath particular concern lockdown.

Quezon Metropolis at present has a complete of 148,806 COVID-19 circumstances, with 12,491 energetic circumstances, 134,936 recoveries, and 1,379 deaths.

As of Sept. 15, the nationwide whole of COVID-19 circumstances at 2,283,011, with 170,446 energetic infections, 2,076,823 recoveries, and 35,742 deaths.

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