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17 more Subic Freeport residents contract COVID-19

/ 01:14 PM September 09, 2021
Subic Freeport

Law enforcers in Subic Bay Freeport are implementing tighter border control as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. (Photo courtesy of Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority)

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT––At least 17 more residents inside this free port have tested positive for COVID-19, the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) said on Wednesday, Sept. 8.

The youngest patient is 17 years old and asymptomatic. The oldest is 68 years old, who had moderate symptoms, the SBMA said in a statement.

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Only three of these patients are in a hospital. The others were on home quarantine.

The new patients brought to 74 the free port’s active cases that include transients and SBMA employees.

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Since last year, 453 COVID-19 cases had been recorded in the free port. Seven of them had died.

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