PNP reports 40th COVID-19 fatality | Inquirer News

PNP reports 40th COVID-19 fatality

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 03:04 PM April 03, 2021

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Police personnel and members of Bantay Bayan check motorists passing the boundary of Calumpit, Bulacan, and Apalit, Pampanga provinces on Monday morning, March 22, 2021. The Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases placed NCR, Bulacan, Rizal, Cavite, and Laguna under general community quarantine from March 22 to April 4. Niño Jesus Orbeta/Philippine Daily Inquirer

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Saturday reported that another police officer has succumbed to COVID-19.

In a message to reporters, PNP spokesman Brig. Gen. Ildebrandi Usana said the newest fatality was assigned to the Manila Police District and died last March 31.


Meanwhile, the PNP also reported 328 new COVID-19 cases, bringing its total to 15,646.


There were also 213 additional recoveries, thus making the total number of those who successfully recovered at 13,003.

On Friday, the country recorded its highest single-day tally in new COVID-19 cases with 15,310, where 3,709 infections were considered as backlogs.

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