The country has detected 852 more cases of the Omicron subvariants of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the Department of Health (DOH) reported Tuesday.
In a presentation, the DOH said 839 of the total tallies are BA.5 cases; 11, BA.4; one, BA.2.75; and one, BA.2.12.1.
Of the 839 BA.5 cases, eight are returning overseas Filipinos (ROFs); about 39 are from the Ilocos Region, 13 from Cagayan Valley, 47 from Central Luzon, 28 from Region 5, 135 from Region 6, 25 from Central Visayas, six from Eastern Visayas, three from Zamboanga Peninsula, two from Northern Mindanao, two from Davao Region, 60 from Soccksargen, 106 from Calabarzon, 52 from Mimaropa, six from Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, 116 from Cordillera Administrative Region, nine from Caraga, and 182 from the National Capital Region (NCR).
For the 11 additional BA.4 cases, two are from Bicol Region, seven from Soccsargen, one from Calabarzon, and one from the NCR.
The DOH also detected one case of BA.2.75 from the NCR and one case of BA.2.12.1 in an ROF.
All the reported cases are based on the latest genome sequencing results from Sept. 9 to 12. (PNA)