Omicron COVID-variant is likely to become a predominant variant in the Philippines, according to the World Health Organisation.
Although WHO acknowledges that there are only few genome sequencing results of Omicron COVID-19 variant, but authorities are seeing its rapid transmissibility.
The Department of Health recorded 34,022 new COVID-19 cases on, Thursday. 237,387 were active cases and there were 82 deaths.
- The COVID-19 positivity rate in the Philippines is at 47.9 per cent, higher compared to previous weeks.
- 28 provinces and cities placed on Alert Level 3, effective January 14-31.
- COMELEC, confident that their servers have not been hacked.