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DFA: 1,677 Filipinos abroad now have COVID-19

/ 04:55 PM April 30, 2020
MANILA, Philippines — Another 33 overseas Filipinos have contracted the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) bringing the total to 1,677, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

DFA data released Thursday, also revealed that two more Filipinos abroad died of the highly contagious severe respiratory ailment. The death toll is at 201 as of April 30.

DFA said 1,025 of the total infected Filipinos overseas are still undergoing treatment while 451 have already recovered.

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“The (World Health Organization) Situation Report as of yesterday (April 28), records Europe and Americas, both home to most of our OFWs, as the two regions with the highest total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the globe,” DFA noted.

Below is the breakdown of COVID-19 cases among overseas Filipinos across 46 countries as of April 29, 2020:

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Asia Pacific Region (12 countries)

Deaths – 2

Undergoing treatment – 157

Recovered or discharged – 208

Middle East/Africa (12 countries)

Deaths – 18

Undergoing treatment – 324

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Recovered or discharged – 14

Europe (16 countries)

Deaths – 66

Undergoing treatment – 301

Recovered or discharged – 116

Americas (6 countries) 

Deaths -115

Undergoing treatment – 243

Recovered or discharged – 113

In the Philippines, coronavirus infection has increased to 8,488 as of April 30. This number includes 1,043 recoveries and 568 deaths.

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