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COVID-19 cases in Zambales naval training station climb to 36

/ 11:32 AM January 25, 2021

SAN ANTONIO, Zambales –– Two more persons in a naval station here tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Sunday, raising the number of active cases there to 36.

Dr. Noel Bueno, provincial health director, said the new patients inside the Naval Education, Training and Doctrine Command (NETDC) were a 31-year old student and a 24-year-old daughter of an infected resident.

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The outbreak was initially traced to three students who tested positive for the virus from Jan. 13 to 15.

In Palauig town, three more workers – an engineer, an accounting staff, and a dispatcher- at a solar farm have also tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.

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Bueno said the virus outbreak at the solar farm began after three of its workers contracted the virus last week.

The province now has 56 active cases. A total of 814 infections were listed since the pandemic started, 740 of whom have recovered while 17 have died. INQ

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