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Covid-19 hits 57 more cops; Cordillera police top new cases

By: - Reporter / @ConsINQ
/ 09:23 PM February 06, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine National Police (PNP) on Saturday recorded 57 more police personnel stricken with the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), increasing the total count of cases in the police organization to 10,431.

In a Facebook post, PNP said 649 cases or six percent of the total count of the police force’s virus infections were considered active.

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Of the total new cases, PNP tally showed that Cordillera police have the highest number of Covid-19 infections, with 11 additional carriers of SARS-CoV-2, virus that causes Covid-19.

It is also at Bontoc, Mountain province in Cordillera where the local transmission of the more infectious Covid-19 variant was reported. The country currently has 25 cases of the B.1.1.17. variant.

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This was followed by Davao police with 10 new cases. Meanwhile, seven cases each were reported in the police force of Eastern Visayas and Zamboanga police.

Thirty-eight more police personnel recovered from the disease while no new fatalities were documented, PNP noted. This brings the total survivors and deaths to 9,753 and 29, respectively.

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