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DOH provides medical suppliers to PNP

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The Philippine National Police received medical supplies and basic health commodities from the Department of Health on April 7 for PNP health workers fighting the pandemic.

PNP General Hospital under PBGen Herminio Tadeo Jr., Director Health Service received the medical supplies consisting of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs), N95 and protective masks, alcohols, surgical gloves and isolation gowns to be distributed to PNP frontliners which are essentials to their needs in this time of crisis.

"We are very grateful to DOH and Secretary Francisco Duque for their support to our policemen and women especially for those who are assigned to battle the unseen enemy. These medical supplies are indeed a great help to our frontliners and other personnel to protect themselves and mitigate the virus", Chief PNP, Police General Archie Francisco Gamboa expressed.

On PNP Covid-19 updates, as of today April 8, the PNPHS recorded another three confirmed cases bringing the total of positive police personnel to 25.

The three more confirmed cases were a 26 year old, male, a 28 year old, male and a 39 year old, male, all from Calabarzon region.

PNPHS also recorded a total of 59 PNP personnel who are categorized as Probable Persons Under Investigation (Probable PUIs) including 8 Police Commissioned Officers and 51 Police Non-Commissioned Officers while a total 217 personnel were recommended as Suspected Persons Under Investigation (Suspected PUIs) including 60 Police Commissioned Officers, 145 Police Non-Commissioned Officers, and 12 Non-Uniformed Personnel.

A total of 1,351 PNP personnel are listed as Possible Case of Persons Under Monitoring (PUM) composed of 334 Police Commissioned Officers, 963 Police Non-Commissioned Officers, and 54 Non-Uniformed Personnel.

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