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PNP logs 165 new Covid-19 recoveries

Philippine News AgencyAugust 25, 2021

MANILA – The Philippine National Police on Wednesday reported 165 new recoveries, increasing its tally of personnel who recovered from Covid-19 to 31,814.

The PNP, however, logged 129 new cases, placing active cases at 1,787.

PNP deputy chief for administration Lt. Gen. Joselito Vera Cruz, meanwhile, said the PNP’s Covid-19 death toll reached 101 after another cop succumbed to the deadly virus.

He said the latest fatality is a police corporal aged 35 and assigned to the PNP directorate for operations.

The victim is still to be vaccinated of any Covid-19 vaccine at the time of infection and subsequent death.

The only jabs the fatality was known to have taken were flu/pneumococcal vaccine which he received in 2019 and 2020, respectively.

Vera Cruz said the fatality tested positive for Covid-19 via reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT PCR) last Aug. 5 and died at the Rizal Medical Center on Aug. 23 due to Covid-19 pneumonia with critical features. (PNA)

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