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Subic Freeport worker dies from COVID-19 complications, 16 others test positive

/ 05:59 PM September 13, 2021

The Subic Bay Freeport continues to log a rising number of COVID-19 cases and deaths related to the viral disease. (Photo by Joanna Rose Aglibot)

SAN ANTONIO, Zambales––Another worker inside the Subic Bay Freeport has died due to complications of severe COVID-19 infection, the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) announced Sunday, Sept. 12.

The SBMA said the 51-year-old man was the sixth worker inside the free port to have died due to viral disease. He tested positive on July 20.

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Since last year, SBMA has tallied eight COVID-19 fatalities.

At least 16 new COVID-19 cases were added to SBMA’s data on Sunday. They include healthcare workers, government workers, and employees of private companies.

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A total of 477 COVID-19 cases have been reported inside the free port since the pandemic broke out last year and 82 of these remain active, while 384 have recovered. INQ

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