PULILAN, Bulacan — Bulacan health officials have been alarmed by cases of discrimination leveled against patients with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), who have been allowed to isolate themselves at home.
The most recent case involves 40 families who wrote the leaders of Barangay (village) Longos in this town to express their objections to the presence there of a 25-year-old woman identified as Patient No. 28.
Patient No. 28, described as a “stay-in worker in Sta. Maria town,” has been residing alone at a relative’s apartment at the village boundary with Barangay Cutcot, after testing positive for the disease on July 20.
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