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COVID-19 hits 17 more cops in Central Luzon

/ 08:16 PM September 06, 2021
At least 17 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded among the workforce of the Philippine National Police in Central Luzon, local health data showed on Monday (Sept. 6).

FILE PHOTO: Colorized scanning electron micrograph of an apoptotic cell (greenish brown) heavily infected with SARS-COV-2 virus particles (pink), also known as novel coronavirus, isolated from a patient sample. Image captured and color-enhanced at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Maryland. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH/Handout via REUTERS.

OLONGAPO CITY–At least 17 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded among the workforce of the Philippine National Police in Central Luzon, local health data showed on Monday (Sept. 6).

The new cases raised to 165 the active cases of the Police Regional Office 3 (PRO3), which include its non-uniformed personnel.

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So far, the PRO3 has registered 2,390 infections since the pandemic struck last year. Of this figure, 2,219 have been cleared of the viral disease, reflecting a 92.8-percent recovery rate.

According to the PRO3 health service, its COVID-19 death toll rose to six with an addition of one fatality on Sept. 4.

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