THE 24 policemen in Pasig City’s Eastern Police District (EPD) were positive for COVID-19.
This was confirmed by EPD Director Police Brig. Gen. Johnson Almazan after mass testing was conducted with his men from Marikina and San Juan City.
At present, he said the police personnel are currently in a quarantine facility and have received proper medical attention.
Meanwhile, Almazan said they will have their headquarters locked starting May 17 after some of their service colleagues have been positive.
In conjunction with the lockdown, full disinfection and contact tracing will be conducted throughout the area.