The number of confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases in Zambales rose to 431 as the province logged seven additional infections on Monday.
Data from the Zambales Provincial Health Office showed the new cases are a 21-year-old female from Subic who works as a teller in Olongapo City; a 21-year-old male student from San Narciso; a 49-year-old male tricycle driver from Subic; a 36-year-old firefighter assigned at the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA); an 81-year-old woman from Subic; a 43-year-old male from Botolan and a 32-year-old male who works as a production operator in a company at SBMA.
Noel Bueno, provincial health officer II, said the patients are now in isolation facilities.
“All the reported confirmed Covid-19 cases in our province underwent reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) swab tests which were verified and approved by the Department of Health (DOH) accredited Covid-19 testing centers,” Bueno said in a statement.
As a result, the total number of active cases in Zambales is now 57.
Meanwhile, the total number of recoveries is 371 while the death tally is 3.
Bueno said there are 76 suspected cases while 63 swab test results remain pending. (PNA)