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Man in Subic Bay Freeport catches COVID-19 after attending funeral

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SUBIC BAY FREEPORT, Philippines — A 34-year-old resident here who attended a funeral outside the free port recently has tested positive for COVID-19, local health data showed on Tuesday, June 29.

The man was among the 21 active COVID-19 cases among residents here, according to the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA).

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A total of 133 free port residents had been infected with COVID-19 since last year. Two of them died.

The latest to die was a 74-year-old woman who had tested positive for the virus on June 19.

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But the SBMA said five patients whose ages ranged from 25 to 73 had also recovered from the viral disease on the same day, raising to 110 its total recoveries.

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