At least 102 medical frontliners and staff of Cagayan Valley Medical Center (CVMC) have tested positive for COVID-19.
Dr. Glenn Baggao, medical center chief of CVMC, confirmed that all of these healthcare workers have been infected by the virus after being exposed to patients.
In a radio interview, he added that out of the positive HCWs, 4 were doctors while 10 were nurses. The others are composed of admin staff and sanitation employees.
Local health officials in Tuguegarao have also flagged the steady increase of COVID-19 cases in the locality, citing over 1,000 active cases.