Another inmate tests positive for COVID-19 in Zamboanga City

Jewel Reyes, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 30 2020 12:32 AM

Another inmate has tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Zamboanga City, Task Force COVID-19 officials confirmed Wednesday night.

The inmate, identified as ZP10, is a 57-year old male from the Zamboanga City Reformatory Center.

He is currently confined at the Zamboanga City Medical Center (ZCMC) due to pneumonia and congestive heart failure.

The patient was together with ZP09 in jail before the latter died on April 20.

ZP10 is the second Zamboanga City Reformatory Center inmate to test positive for COVID-19. 

There are 10 recorded COVID-19 positive cases in Zamboanga City, with 2 deaths. 

Three have recovered, while the rest are still confined in a hospital.