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COVID-19 rampage in Zambales: Cops, call center agents among 29 new patients

SAN ANTONIO, Zambales—At least 29 people in the province were added to its growing number of COVID-19 patients, officials said on Thursday (April 22).

Dr. Noel Bueno, provincial health director, said the new patients were aged 7 to 86 and from eight of the province’s 13 towns.

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Bueno said most of the new patients were exposed to virus-infected relatives or contracted the virus at work.

Among those infected were three police officers and two call center agents.

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Four members of one household at the village of San Juan in Cabangan town contracted the virus after they were exposed to a sick relative.

As of Thursday, the province had 1,655 total COVID-19 cases that were recorded since the pandemic began in 2020.

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