Another cop dies of COVID-19
Emmanuel Tupas (The Philippine Star) - October 24, 2020 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines  — The death toll due to the coronavirus disease 2019 in the Philippine National Police (PNP) is now 22.

A police officer assigned at the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao died while being treated in a hospital on Wednesday.

The PNP recorded 30 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the total to 6,934. At least 90.5 percent or 6,276 of the patients have recovered.

Seven of the new cases are from Metro Manila, five from the Cordilleras, four each from Eastern Visayas and Northern Mindanao, two from Zamboanga peninsula and one each from Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Davao, Soccsksargen and BARMM.

The three other patients are from various administrative and operational support units of the PNP.

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