One hundred and thirty-six inmates of the Cebu City Jail have HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), a report on “24 Oras” said on Tuesday.
According to the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), which provided the figures for the report, inmates with HIV have not been kept separate from the others.
The bureau is also monitoring tuberculosis cases and psychiatric disorders among the inmates.
At present, there are more than 4,000 inmates in the Cebu City Jail. — Anna Felicia Bajo/BM, GMA News