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PNP logs 22 more COVID-19 cases, overall tally jumps to 902

/ 11:01 AM July 06, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) has recorded 22 more confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases within its ranks, increasing the total number of infections in the national police force to 902.

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Four hundred fourteen police personnel have so far recovered while nine others have died, PNP chief Gen. Archie Gamboa said in a press briefing on Monday.

Currently, the PNP has 479 active cases of COVID-19.

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According to Gamboa, the National Capital Region Police Office has the most number of COVID-19 cases at 354, followed by Central Visayas police (Police Regional Office 7) with 248 cases, the National Support Units with 81 cases, and PRO-Calabarzon with 69 cases.

“Incidentally, PRO7 posted the 830 suspected cases that are awaiting confirmatory testing,” added Gamboa.

The figures were as of 6 a.m. Monday.

Nationwide, the Department of Health has already recorded 44,254 cases of COVID-19 as of Sunday afternoon.

A total of  11,942 patients recovered nationwide, while 1,297 others expired.

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