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× Quezon City bans discrimination against COVID-19 patients, frontliners

MANILA, Philippines --- The local government of Quezon City has passed an ordinance prohibiting acts of discrimination against confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients, as well as health and emergency workers on the frontline of the battle against the pandemic.

In a statement on Wednesday, Mayor Joy Belmonte signed Executive Order No. 26, Series of 2020 on April 6, where it punishes those…