MANILA, Philippines — The Spiritual of the Virgin Mary (RVM) convent in Cubao, Quezon Metropolis, has 114 people — 64 nuns and 50 employees members — who’ve contracted COVID-19, based on a publish on Wednesday on the town’s Fb web page.
The entire nuns weren’t vaccinated and all of the employees members have 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 have been contaminated.
The CESU chief, Dr. Rolando Cruz, mentioned his workforce grew to become conscious of the scenario on seeing the surveillance information recorded by the laboratory that examined the nuns and employees members.
“It was not us who swabbed them. They’d themselves examined by one other [laboratory], and when the end result got here out from the laboratory, it was recorded within the surveillance information,” Cruz mentioned in Filipino.
“Now, our workforce is conducting an investigation and intensive contact tracing to get extra particulars concerning the matter,” he added.
Cruz mentioned that they have 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 presently 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 complete 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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