4,801 DILG personnel, chief execs infected with COVID-19 – Año

Interior Secretary Eduardo Año (File photo by the Facebook page of PCOO)

MANILA, Philippines — A total of 4,801 personnel of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) personnel and local chief executives have COVID-19,  Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said during the taped weekly “Talk to the People” that aired Monday night.

According to Año, the total number of active cases consist of the following:


  • DILG central and regional offices – 98
  • Philippine National Police – 4,015
  • National Police Commission –  60
  • Bureau of Fire Protection – 471
  • Bureau of Jail Management and Penology – 91
  • Local Government Academy – 10
  • Philippine Public Safety College – 13
  • Philippine Commission for Women – 13
  • National Commission for Muslim Filipinos – 1
  • National Youth Commission 4
  • governors – 4
  • mayors – 21

Año assured the public, however, that the DILG would continue to fulfill its mandate.

Earlier, the Department of Health reported 37,070 new infections, bringing total active cases to 290,938.


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