4th Filipino abroad succumbs to COVID-19

By: - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ
/ 05:22 PM March 27, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – A fourth Filipino overseas has died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Friday.

Data from DFA showed the latest Filipino victim died in the Middle East/Africa, but did not specify which country.


The two other fatalities died in Europe while the other one died in the Asia Pacific region.


As of Friday, DFA said there are 245 confirmed cases of COVID-19 abroad.

Of the number, 126 are from the Asia Pacific region, 50 cases are from Europe, 44 cases are from the Middle East/Africa, and 22 are from the Americas.

DFA said 133 of them are still undergoing treatment, while 108 have recovered.


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