Baguio, a city in the Philippines that has been praised for its successful efforts in containing a coronavirus outbreak , has found itself an odd COVID – 24 case over the weekend . One One – year-old man who never left his home in amidst a nationwide lockdown was confirmed to have the virus.
The unusual case imposes an additional coronavirus threat to countries that have been able to contain the virus outbreak.
Countries face second coronavirus wave
A complete lockdown is the strongest precautionary measure a country could possibly take to contain the pandemic.
While levels of nationwide lockdown differ, individuals typically cannot leave the house except for necessities such as food and medicine.
The Philippines imposed one of the stronger lockdown measures , requiring one person per household to receive a pass from the government to visit pharmacies, groceries, supermarkets, and banks.
face three main risks of the second wave of coronavirus.
The three risks are discharged coronavirus patients testing positive again, crowds beginning to form in small spaces due to lax precautions, and a declining usage of masks.
Foreign nationals or local residents traveling from overseas carrying the virus into the country is now being considered a strong factor that could reignite outbreaks in well-contained countries.
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