13 new virus cases among Filipinos abroad; total count now at 9,569 — DFA
MANILA, Philippines — Thirteen additional coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases were recorded among Filipinos abroad, bringing the total tally to 9,569.
In its updated record on Sunday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said the newly-reported cases were from Asia and the Pacific.
02 August 2020
Closing this first weekend of August with no new reports from our foreign service posts on recoveries or deaths among our Filipino nationals due to COVID-19. However, there are 13 new confirmed cases recorded in Asia and the Pacific. (1/5)@teddyboylocsin pic.twitter.com/9Szof1WMLMFEATURED STORIESGLOBALNATION
— DFA Philippines (@DFAPHL) August 2, 2020
Of the total confirmed cases, 3,326 are still being treated in hospitals.
The foreign affairs department said no new deaths and recoveries have been reported among Filipinos living overseas.
The number of deaths and recoveries remain at 671 and 5,572, respectively.
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