Year 2 of blended learning
The Philippine Star|September 15, 2021
With 18,056 new COVID cases reported yesterday, and infections again rising in Metro Manila, any pilot test of the resumption of face-to-face classes anywhere in the country will have to be carefully reviewed.

The COVID surge is being driven by the highly infectious Delta variant, which is now present in all regions.

The Department of Health also clarified that the number of new infections yesterday was relatively low due to lower laboratory testing last Sunday. Another 222 deaths related to COVID were reported, bringing the total to 35,529. As we are seeing even in other countries, Delta is also infecting an increasing number of minors.

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