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DFA logs 147 new COVID-19 cases among Filipinos overseas; total passes 20,000

/ 11:09 PM July 19, 2021
102 more Filipinos abroad get COVID-19; case count nearing 20K-mark

Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA). Photo from their Facebook page

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported on Monday 147 new cases of COVID-19 among Filipinos overseas, bringing total infections to 21,090.

As of Monday, 7,339 of the total infections are active cases.

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Meanwhile, 16 new deaths were also reported bringing the total death toll to 1,261, while recoveries stand at 12,430 after 76 new recoveries were recorded

According to the DFA, COVID-positive Filipinos are now found in 97 countries — 11,920 in the Middle East and Africa; 4,613 in the Asia-Pacific Region; 3,566 in Europe; and 991 in the Americas.

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As of this writing, the total COVID-19 infections in the Philippines is at 1,513,396, after 5,651 cases were reported on Monday. This includes recoveries at 1,439,049 and 26,786 deaths.

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