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DFA records 15 new confirmed COVID-19 cases among Filipinos abroad

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 07:08 PM August 08, 2020

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Foreign Affairs on August tallied 15 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) among Filipinos living abroad bringing the total number of infections to 9,725.

In a Twitter post, the DFA said that the new cases came from six countries across Asia and the Pacific, Middle East, and Europe.

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There are also four new recoveries that brought the total to 5,760 with but four people have died bringing the new record to 708 deaths.

Of those who were infected, a total of 3,257 are undergoing treatment.

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The mortality rate for Filipinos living abroad remains at 7 percent.

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