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DFA: Coronavirus cases among Filipinos overseas now at 9,001

By: - Reporter / @ConsINQ
/ 06:34 PM July 18, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday said 9,001 Filipinos abroad have been afflicted with COVID-19.

This, it added, includes 21 new infections it documented as of July 18.

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In a tweet, DFA said the latest cases were recorded from Asia and the Pacific.

Of the total number of COVID-19 cases, DFA said 3,046 patients are undergoing treatment in hospitals and health centers.

No new deaths or recoveries from the disease have been recorded, it also said.

Thus, deaths due to COVID-19 among Filipinos abroad remain at 634 while recoveries are still at 5,231, according DFA.

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