CORONAVIRUS disease 2019 (Covid-19) patients will be allowed to vote during the May 9, 2022 polls, in strict compliance with health and safety protocols, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said on Tuesday.

In the forum led by the House of Representatives' Committee on People's Participation, Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez said symptomatic individuals on election day will be segregated in an isolated polling area.

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