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Another overseas Filipino sick with COVID-19

/ 07:20 PM February 25, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—Another Filipino overseas has been infected with SARS Cov2, the virus that causes COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases among Filipinos abroad to at least 14,800, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Thursday (Feb. 25).

In an update, the DFA said the latest COVID-19 case involved a Filipino from the Americas.

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This raises the total number of COVID-19 cases among Filipinos abroad to 14,873 with 4,491 undergoing treatment, 9,366 recovering or discharged from hospitals and 1,016 dead.

In terms of region, there are 8,131 COVID-19 cases among Filipinos in the Middle East and Africa, 2,949 in Europe, 2,920 in the Asia Pacific and 873 in the Americas.

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“The DFA shall continue to keep track of the status of overseas Filipinos, and facilitate repatriations, whenever possible,” the DFA said.

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