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Bank exec, bookstore workers among new 12 COVID-19 cases in Zambales

SAN ANTONIO, Zambales — A bank supervisor, a bookstore manager, and cooperative workers were added to the growing number of people infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Zambales province on Saturday (April 24), an official said.

Dr. Noel Bueno, provincial health director, said these patients could have contracted the virus at their workplaces.

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The patients were among the 12 new COVID-19 cases recorded in the province on Saturday, raising the total number of active infections to 291.

Bueno said virus transmission among family members continues to be observed in the province.

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Citing local health data, Bueno said Zambales has recorded 1,704 COVID-19 cases since last year. At least 1,375 of these have recovered from the disease.

The province also registered 37 COVID-19 related deaths.

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