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10 fast-food chain workers test positive for COVID-19 in Zambales

SAN ANTONIO, Zambales –– A fast-food chain in the capital town of Iba in Zambales was temporarily closed after 10 of its employees tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), authorities said on Wednesday.

Dr. Noel Bueno, provincial health director, said the infection was traced to one of the crew.

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But it was not immediately known how the crew member contracted the virus.

At least nine of the patient’s fellow workers later tested positive for COVID-19 as well.

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Customers of the fast-food chain’s drive-thru from March 11-12 were asked to report to the Iba rural health unit for monitoring.

As of Tuesday, Zambales recorded 1,117 COVID-19 cases since last year, with 145 of them still active.

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