A health worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 jab at a vaccination centre in Manila, Philippines. Photo: AFP A health worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 jab at a vaccination centre in Manila, Philippines. Photo: AFP
A health worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 jab at a vaccination centre in Manila, Philippines. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Philippines finds first local cases of Delta variant; Australia renews call for probe into pandemic’s origins

  • Sixteen people had been found with the Delta variant, including five who had returned from the UAE, Qatar and Britain
  • Elsewhere, Indonesia reported a record increase of 1,025 deaths from Covid-19 and a Vietnamese man was jailed for 18 months for spreading the virus to others

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A health worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 jab at a vaccination centre in Manila, Philippines. Photo: AFP A health worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 jab at a vaccination centre in Manila, Philippines. Photo: AFP
A health worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 jab at a vaccination centre in Manila, Philippines. Photo: AFP
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