MANILA - The Department of Foreign Affairs on Monday said 15 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been recorded among Filipinos abroad.
These raise the total number of infected Philippine nationals overseas to 8,869.
The DFA reported 7 new fatalities, while 2 more have recovered from the disease.
Of the total cases, 2,975 are active while 5,276 have recovered. A total of 618 have succumbed to the disease.
These cases are from 64 countries and regions.
The breakdown by region of those undergoing treatment is as follows: 126 in the Asia-Pacific; 489 in Europe; 2,240 in the Middle East and Africa; and 120 in the Americas.
In the Philippines, 57,006 confirmed COVID-19 cases have been recorded, as of Monday, of which 35,036 are active.
The infectious disease has claimed the lives of 1,599, while 20,371 have recovered.
-- With a report from Willard Cheng, ABS-CBN News