16 new COVID-19 cases logged among Central Luzon cops
OLONGAPO CITY — At least 16 new cases of COVID-19 were added to the tally of Police Regional Office 3 (PRO3) as it continued to experience a rising number of virus-infected personnel, local health data showed on Tuesday, Jan. 11.
According to the health service of PRO3, the new infections raised its active COVID-19 cases to 185.
The uptick in infections among police personnel in Central Luzon was observed despite the high vaccination rate of the PRO3 workforce.
At the start of this year, PRO3 has been seeing an increasing number of infections after a downward trend in cases from November to December last year.
Since the pandemic struck in 2020, a total of 3,095 policemen and non-uniformed police personnel had contracted the viral disease. But at least 2,903 of these cases had already recovered from COVID-19.
PRO3’s COVID-19 death toll still stood at seven with no new fatalities in recent weeks.
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