Covid-19 cases among cops top 5K

Covid-19 cases among cops top 5K

MANILA – The number of police personnel contracting the coronavirus disease is now 5,060 with the addition of 113 more cases.

As of Sunday evening, the Philippine National Police (PNP) health service data show that of the 113 new infections, 38 were from the National Capital Region Police Office followed by Police Regional Office 3 (Central Luzon) with 35; PRO 4A (Calabarzon) with 16; National Administrative Support Unit with eight; five in National Operational Support Units; three each from the PRO 11 (Davao Region) and national headquarters; PRO 4B (Mimaropa) and PRO 10 (Northern Mindanao) has two each; and one in PRO 2 (Cagayan Valley).

Meantime, 3,623 PNP personnel have already recovered from the disease while the death toll stands at 16.

The health service is also monitoring 758 probable cases and 3,368 suspected cases.

Cops tested for Covid-19 observe a 14-day quarantine and undergo another test. Once cleared, they have to rest for seven to 10 more days before going back to duty. (PNA)

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