Coronavirus infections among Filipinos abroad now at 5,230


Posted at Jun 02 2020 07:09 PM

MANILA - The number of Filipinos abroad infected with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is now at 5,230 as 12 new cases were recorded, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday.

According to the agency, of this number, there are 347 deaths and 2,166 recoveries.

Of the total, 2,717 are undergoing treatment for the disease, broken down per region as follows: 134 in the Asia Pacific Region, 472 in Europe, 1,835 in Middle East and Africa, and 276 in the Americas.

On Tuesday, the Philippines' health department reported 359 more coronavirus cases in the country, raising the cumulative total of infections to 18,997. The tally includes 4,063 patients who recovered and 966 who died.

- with a report from Willard Cheng, ABS-CBN News