5 power plant workers among new COVID-19 cases in Zambales
SUBIC, ZAMBALES –– Five power plant workers in Masinloc, Zambales have tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and could have been exposed to a co-worker who also contracted the virus, authorities said.
Dr. Noel Bueno, provincial health director, said the workers were employed by the Power Zaver, a subcontractor of the San Miguel Corp. power plant.
Bueno said the workers, who are all men aged 24 to 59, arrived in the province last month.
Their 55-year-old co-worker could have infected them, Bueno said.
Also included in the new COVID-19 cases in the province is a 29-year-old man working in Subic Bay Freeport.
The new cases brought to 74 the province’s total tally, 17 of which are active.
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