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Party Girl COVID Patient Allegedly Violates Quarantine, Hotel Under Probe

With Omicron on the loose, DOH says now is not the time to relax.
by The reportr team
Dec 30, 2021
Photo/s: shutterstock

Netizens on Thursday were looking for an alleged COVID-positive woman who was supposedly allowed to sneak out of her quarantine hotel to party at the hip Poblacion district in Makati City as authorities said a possible quarantine breach was being investigated.

Tourism Sec. Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said she was in touch with authorities to verify reports that an individual was allowed to leave a quarantine hotel ahead of time. She did not name the person or the facility, which she said would be asked to respond to the allegation within three days.

On Thursday, "Poblacion" was trending on Twitter with 55,000 posts while "Gwyneth Chua" got nearly 4,000 posts. Puyat did not name the quarantine violator nor the location of the hotel.

The Department of Health issued a blanket statement reminding Filipinos and other travelers from abroad to follow quarantine protocols especially in light of the Omicron variant.

"Hindi ngayon ang panahon para mag-relax at ilagay ang ibang tao sa panganib," the DOH said.

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