PNP: Cops sick with coronavirus now over 1,000


Posted at Jul 09 2020 11:16 PM

MANILA – The number of COVID-19 cases among the ranks of the Philippine National Police (PNP) climbed to 1,006, official figures showed Thursday.

The PNP reported no new deaths, with total fatalities at 9. Meanwhile, a total of 455 cops have recovered from the disease.

The 205,000-strong organization is also monitoring 651 probable carriers of the virus. Some 1,252 others are under observation for suspicion of having caught COVID-19.

To date, the number of coronavirus infections in the Philippines have reached 51,754. The tally includes 1,314 people who succumbed to COVID-19 while 12,813 have recovered.