PNP Academy goes on lockdown after 232 cadets tested positive for coronavirus

PNP Academy goes on lockdown after 232 cadets tested positive for coronavirus

- The Philippine National Police Academy in Cavite was placed under a lockdown after 232 of its cadets tested positive for COVID-19

- Aside from the 232 cadets, 11 of the academy's personnel were also infected with coronavirus and they are now in isolation

- The total confirmatory tests that were conducted were 1,406 and each of the cadets also received face shields, sanitizers, and face masks

- The office of the PNP Academy gave assurance to the families of the cadets that all are in good hands

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The Philippine National Police Academy located in Silang, Cavite was placed under lockdown after 232 of its cadets tested positive for COVID-19.

PNPA Director Maj. Gen. Gilberto Cruz, in an ABS-CBN report revealed that 11 personnel also tested positive.

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Cruz likewise mentioned in an Inquirer report that they are monitoring the health status of cadets and the personnel that was infected.

PNP Academy goes on lockdown after 232 cadets tested positive for coronavirus

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The PNPA has setup five isolation facilities and both cadets and personnel have complete food, medical supplies, and amenities.

Bombo reported that all cadets were asymptomatic. This means that they did not show any symptoms common in coronavirus patients.

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The PNPA figured in controversy when one of the cadets died while in training in Silang, Cavite. The academy denied that hazing was the cause of his death.

The PNP, on the other hand, gave a stern warning to Atty. Larry Gadon, that he would be facing consequences if he would not be wearing his mask properly.

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The PNPA is the training ground for those who would like to become police officers.

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Source: Kami.com.ph

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