20 cops in Eastern Visayas test positive for COVID-19

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TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines – At least 20 police officers in Eastern Visayas tested positive for the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past days.

All were asymptomatic, said Lt. Colonel Ma. Bella Rentuaya, information officer of the Eastern Visayas police.

“They are all on isolation facilities provided by the local government units and are closely monitored by the regional headquarters,” she said.

At least four of them have recently recovered.

One of those who contracted the virus was a 31-year-old policewoman from Catarman town in Northern Samar who underwent schooling in Calamba, Laguna.

Based on the information provided by the Catarman Information Office, the pol…

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