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10 more maritime academy cadets in Zambales positive for COVID-19

SAN ANTONIO, Zambales—At least 10 more cadets of the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy (PMMA) in San Narciso town had tested positive for COVID-19, an official said Sunday, June 20.

Dr. Noel Bueno, provincial health director, said two patients, aged 19 and 22, show some symptoms, while eight have no signs of the disease.

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The figure raised to 320 the total number of cadets infected with COVID-19 since May 23, but only 200 of these are active.

Bueno said the infected cadets are in a quarantine facility inside the academy.

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The new cases are among the 22 latest infections in the province on Sunday, Bueno said.

The active COVID-19 cases in Zambales have reached 680 out of the 3,186 infections logged since last year.

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