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Delta variant? Remulla: High viral load detected in new COVID cases in Cavite

Jul 22, 2021 @ 12:22

Cavite Governor Jonvic Remulla bared that new cases of COVID-19 in the province exhibited high viral load, a quality that can be associated with the dreaded Delta variant.

In a Facebook post, Remulla said experts from the DLSU-HIS detected higher viral load from the new reported cases of COVID-19.

However, it cannot be confirmed whether or not it was because of the highly transmissible Delta variant due to Cavite’s lack of facility.

“Hindi natin alam o masabi kung ang new high load strain na ito ay dala ng tinatawag na Delta variant. Wala pong kapasidad ang Cavite para ma-identify ito,” the Politiko said.

He added: “Kaya’t dapat ay lalo po tayong mag-ingat at malayo pa ang kalbaryo nating lahat. Kapag mataas ang viral load ay mas malubha ang epekto ng COVID-19. Mas madaling makahawa at mabilis ring kumalat.

Huwag po nating hayaan na lumala ang sitwasyon.”

Detecting variants of COVID-19 can be done through genome sequencing, a laboratory process that is now currently available at the Philippine Genome Center.

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