Coronavirus: Philippines finds first Lambda variant case; South Korea sets up ‘bus walls’ to block protesters


The Philippines’ health department said on Sunday it has detected the first case of Covid-19’s Lambda variant in the country, and reminded the public to strictly observe minimum public health standards.The patient is a 35-year-old female who has since recovered, the Department of Health said, adding it was still validating if she was a Filipino returning from overseas.The World Health Organization classifies Lambda as a “variant of interest”, which was first identified in Peru in December, as…

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