No new COVID-19 deaths among Filipinos abroad—DFA
MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Foreign Affairs on Saturday said that there were no new COVID-19-related deaths among Filipinos living abroad according to latest data.
Meanwhile, DFA recorded five new COVID-19 infections along with 28 new recoveries across Europe and the Middle East.
The agency has DFA tallied a total of 10,067 cases among Filipinos living abroad with 3,189 undergoing treatment and 6,123 already recovered or discharged from hospitals.
29 August 2020
Today, the DFA records no new fatalities due to COVID-19 among Filipinos abroad, as well as 5 new cases, and 28 new recoveries in Europe and the Middle East. Meanwhile, 3 new cases were verified by DOH IHR today. (1/3) pic.twitter.com/DgZYU6wG3O
— DFA Philippines (@DFAPHL) August 29, 2020
There are also 73 countries where there are Filipinos who have contracted the virus.
According to the DFA, the fatality rate among Filipinos abroad is now at 7.5 percent while recovery rate is at 61%.
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