(Philstar.com) – January 14, 2021 – 4:47pm MANILA, Philippines — The new and more contagious variant of COVID-19 was not detected among the close contacts of the overseas Filipina worker in Hong Kong, the Department of Health said Thursday. Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said some of the contacts of the 30-year-old worker tested positive for COVID-19 but they had low viral load. “Whole genome sequencing was done and it showed the UK variant was not detected among all of the contact