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Isko Moreno: 5 cases of Delta variant recorded in Manila

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Five cases of the highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 have been recorded in Manila, Mayor Isko Moreno announced Saturday, July 24.

In a Facebook live broadcast, Moreno said the patients were from Sampaloc, Parola, Gagalangin, Apacible and Taft Avenue.

The Manila Health Department has traced the patients’ close contacts and conducted RT-PCR tests on them, he added.

“Mga kababayan, sa Maynila po ay may limang kumpirmado three weeks ago na Delta variant. Lima po. Salamat sa Diyos as of today ay mukhang ligtas na po sila,” Moreno said.

The mayor appealed to the public to get vaccinated and continue following health protocols.

“Magtatagumpay ang pamahalaan ang kanyang mga layunin, plano at programang labanan ang pandemya kung ang mamamayan ay nakikipag-isa,” Moreno said.