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Soldier tests positive for coronavirus in Ecija, raises province’s tally by 1

By: - Correspondent / @AMGalangINQ
/ 06:47 PM July 14, 2020

CABANATUAN CITY–A 43-year-old soldier in Nueva Ecija province has tested positive for coronavirus, authorities here said.

The soldier, a resident of the village of Paladinan in Cabiao town, could have been exposed to an infected companion.

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His was the only COVID-19 case recorded on Monday (July 13), which raised to 105 the province’s tally.

In Palayan City, local health officials said they have maintained a zero COVID-19 status.

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The city government of Palayan was the first local government unit to conduct targeted mass testing for residents amid strict implementation of quarantine protocols.

Edited by TSB
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