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No new cases of COVID-19 among Filipinos abroad – DFA

/ 04:49 PM June 06, 2021
Repatriated overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) taking their swab tests upon arrival at the airport. Photo from DFA

Repatriated overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) taking their swab tests upon arrival at the airport. Photo from DFA

MANILA, Philippines — No new cases of COVID-19 were recorded among overseas Filipinos, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Sunday.

With no new cases, the total number of Filipinos overseas who are infected with COVID-19 remains at 19,878, as of June 6.

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This number includes 6,628 active cases, 12,056 recoveries, and 1,194 deaths.

According to the DFA, COVID-positive Filipinos are located in 94 countries around the globe.

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Of those infected, 11,350 are in the Middle East and Africa, 4,022 are in the Asia-Pacific region, 3,522 in Europe, and 984 in the Americas.

Meanwhile, as of June 6, health experts reported that the total number of COVID-19 infections in the Philippines has reached 1,269,478, with 59,337 active cases, 1,188,243 recoveries, and 21,898 deaths.

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