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Covid virus attacks police camps, downs 526, kills 1

CAMP ALAGAR, Cagayan de Oro City: The dreaded nobel corona virus attacked the police camps in Northern Mindanao here killing one and leaving a total of 525 virus-positive police personnel, a senior police officer said Tuesday.

L/Col. Michelle Olaivar, the police regional spokesperson, said that of the remaning 525 Covid-19 positive personnel, 385 recovered while 140 were still on treatment.
She said that the 138 policemen were separately quarantined in the local government units where they were assigned while two police officers were in a hospital here.
Olaivar said that the 526 figure was a running total of Covid-19 positive cases among policemen assigned in various camps in Northern Mindanao since March 2020 to present.
She said that the lone casualty was a member of the maritime police assigned in the police regional and here.
According to Olaivar, the regional police command has adopted a strongest health protocol to avoid the spread of the Covid-19 virus in the police major regional command here.
She said that aside from strictly implementing social distancing, hand washing and the use of facemask, the regional police command also encouraged personnel to immediately report the slightest symptom for immediate treatment. -0-
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