(Eagle News) — Over 100 more COVID-19 cases have been reported among police personnel.
According to recent Philippine National Police data, the additional cases pushed the PNP COVID-19 total to 25190.
Of these, 1756 were active.
Over 100, or 113, more recoveries were reported among police personnel, pushing the PNP COVID-19 recoveries to 23364.
One additional death also pushed the PNP COVID-19 death toll to 70.
Earlier, President Rodrigo Duterte said the police and the military should be among the priorities in the country’s COVID-19 vaccination program.
PNP Chief Guillermo Eleazar thanked President Duterte for his statement, noting the risk of policemen to COVID-19 while performing their duties.
The PNP has said it has at least three quarantine facilities for PNP personnel who contract COVID-19.