“[The government’s] response now is no different from the 2nd ECQ (enhanced community quarantine) — impose a lockdown and hope transmission slows down.”
Tags: delta variant
With a stricter lockdown set to begin tomorrow, Bulatlat is reposting our previous reports on how the gov’t cannot rely solely on lockdown to curb the spread of the more transmissible, more deadly Delta Variant of COVID-19.
#UndoingDuterte | Poor contact tracing amid deadly Delta variant
To identify close contacts up to third or fourth degree, community health advocates said that contact tracing has to rely on an already robust public health system which the Philippines does not have in the first place.