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77 Bataan provincial jail inmates contract COVID-19

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BALANGA CITY, Bataan- The Bataan provincial jail was hit severely by the coronavirus disease after 77 inmates were infected recently.

This was confirmed to Daily Tribune by Dr. Mart Banzon, city health officer.

Banzon said the 77 inmates are now being attended to and placed in an isolation facility in Tenejero.

He said a local source who was able to enter the Bataan jail, infected the jampacked inmates.

The total number of active and infected by the virus in this city alone is now at 152.

The total number of active cases in the province has reached 453.

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