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2 more cadets at maritime academy in Zambales test positive for COVID-19

SAN ANTONIO, Zambales — At least two more cadets at the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy in San Narciso town tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.

Dr. Noel Bueno, provincial health director, said the two students, aged 22 and 24, were exposed to an infected fellow cadet.

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They both showed no symptoms of the disease and were isolated in a quarantine facility inside the academy, where 205 other patients are waiting to recover.

The two cadets are among the 26 new cases of COVID-19 in the province.

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A total of 325 infections were logged at the PMMA since an outbreak was reported there on May 23.

At least 619 of the province’s total 3,361 COVID-19 cases are active. Cleared of the viral disease were 2,666 patients. The death toll in the province remained at 75. INQ

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