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11 more Filipinos abroad contract COVID-19, cases now at 11,676 — DFA

/ 05:52 PM November 29, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported Sunday 11  new cases and nine additional fatalities of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) among Filipinos abroad.

According to DFA, with the new cases, the total number of COVID-19 cases among Filipinos abroad has now reached 11,676.

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Of this number, DFA said 3,334 are undergoing treatment, 7,497 have recovered or have been discharged, while 845 have died.

As per the different regions, 7,535 COVID-19-infected Filipinos are in the Middle East and Africa; 1,926 are in the Asia Pacific region; 1,376 are in Europe; and 839 are in the Americas.

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“The DFA remains fully committed to monitoring the situation of overseas Filipinos who are affected by the pandemic and remains steadfast in promoting and protecting their welfare,” the foreign affairs department said.

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Meanwhile, in the Philippines, coronavirus infections have reached 429,864 as of November 29.

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