MANILA, Philippines – The number of police officers who have tested positive for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has climbed to 1,006, figures from the Philippine National Police (PNP) showed.
The PNP Health Service said 25 additional infections have been reported but there were no new deaths so the total fatalities remains at nine.
A total of 455 cops have recovered from the viral respiratory disease.
The PNP Health Service said it is also monitoring 651 probable cases and 1,252 suspected cases of COVID-19.
The Philippines has so far recorded a total of 51,745 COVID-19 infections, with 12,813 recovered patients and 1,314 fatalities. – RRD (with details from Correspondent Lea Ylagan)