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COVID-19 invades Zambales maritime academy

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BOTOLAN, ZAMBALES – A total of 14 Philippine Merchant Marine Academy (PMMA) cadets tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019  (COVID-19) as of Saturday morning.

Dr. Noel Bueno, Zambales Provincial Health Director, said 337 cadets of the PMMA in San Narciso were among those tested in the province.

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Medical workers have yet to establish how the cadets contracted the virus, but Bueno said the majority of them are non-Zambales residents.

Zambales has so far recorded 324 COVID-19 infections since the pandemic began – including 169 active cases, 154 recoveries and one death.

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