MANILA - The Department of Foreign Affairs on Sunday said 50 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been recorded among Filipinos abroad.
This raises the total number of infected Philippine nationals overseas to 8,854.
The DFA reported 17 new fatalities, while 8 more have recovered from the disease.
Of the total cases, 2,969 are active while 5,274 have recovered. A total of 611 have succumbed to the disease.
These cases are from 64 countries and regions.
The breakdown by region of those undergoing treatment is as follows: 119 in the Asia-Pacific; 484 in Europe; 2,246 in the Middle East and Africa; and 120 in the Americas.
The Philippines has so far tallied 54,222 coronavirus cases, of whom 1,372 have died while 14,037 have recovered.
-- With a report from Willard Cheng, ABS-CBN News