It did not mention figures where the percentage was derived.
It said that there were 14 confirmed deaths, with people aged 9 months to 81 years old.
Aside from isolation rooms, DOH-6 also plans to dedicate a health personnel that would handle measles patients.
The Department of Health (DOH) has encouraged government hospitals in Western Visayas to dedicate isolation rooms for measles cases.
In Manila alone, the number of patients with measles rose to 441 as of Jan 26, up from 36 in 2018.
The DOH first declared an outbreak in Metro Manila followed by the regions of Calabarzon, Central Luzon, Western Visayas, and Central Visayas.
Measles can be very risky for small children and babies. The area has seen nine deaths since the beginning of the year.
The number is way too high compared with 20 cases in the same period in 2018.
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DOH Undersecretary Eric Domingo said the DOH has instructed its medical teams to perform necessary measures to keep the measles virus from spreading. "I urge parents and communities to take their children to the health center to be immunized". This prompted the DOH to suspend its immunization programme, which was launched by President Benigno Aquino III. The government halted the campaign and left hundreds of thousands of terrified parents wondering if their children were at risk.
Measles, locally known as "tigdas", is a highly contagious viral disease that is transmitted via droplets from the nose, mouth or throat of infected persons.
Measles can spread easily through coughs and sneezes. Ejercito, chairman of the Senate committee on health and demography, stressed the importance of vaccines-administered free in barangay health centers-to prevent the spread of communicable diseases.
Its complications include severe diarrhea, pneumonia, blindness and even death, according to the Health department. This represents a 74 per cent increase on the same period of a year ago. There is an outbreak of measles in the region.
"He was saddened... That's why he wanted something done immediately", presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo told reporters.
Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles disagreed, saying he did not believe compulsory immunization was needed.
But she reminded parents yesterday that immunity from diseases is "the best inheritance" they could leave their children.
Sen. Risa Hontiveros sought the resignation of Public Attorney's Office chief Persida Acosta, whom she blamed for the measles outbreak that led to the death of at least 55 children. The two government officials have always been at odds over the Dengvaxia controversy.
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