DFA records 7 new COVID-19 cases among overseas Filipinos
MANILA, Philippines — An additional seven Filipinos abroad have contracted COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 20,431, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Sunday.
According to the DFA’s latest bulletin, 7,115 of the total infections are active cases, as of June 20.
No new deaths and recoveries were reported among Filipinos abroad. This means the number of recoveries remains at 12,096 and the number of deaths is still 1,220.
The DFA received a lone report confirming 7 new COVID-19 cases, no new recovery, and no new fatality in Asia and the Pacific today.@teddyboylocsin #DFAForgingAhead#WeHealAsOne pic.twitter.com/BJ37JlE2e8FEATURED STORIESGLOBALNATION
— DFA Philippines (@DFAPHL) June 20, 2021
The DFA said COVID-positive Filipinos are found in 94 countries with 11,532 in the Middle East and Africa; 4,383 in the Asia-Pacific region; 3,530 in Europe; and 986 in the Americas.
Meanwhile, the Department of Health reported that as of June 20, the Philippines has a total of 1,359,015 COVID-19 cases, with 57,679 active cases, 1,277,715 recoveries, and 23,621 deaths.
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