DFA reports 3 new COVID-19 cases among Filipinos abroad


Posted at Oct 18 2020 04:56 PM | Updated as of Oct 18 2020 10:08 PM

MANILA (UPDATE) - The number of Filipinos abroad who have contracted COVID-19 climbed to 11,149 Sunday with 3 new cases recorded, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

Only 3,138 however, are currently being treated for the disease as 7,199 of those infected have recovered, while 812 have died.

The DFA reported no new recovery and no new fatality on Sunday.

Those undergoing treatment for COVID-19 are broken down as follows by region: 521 in the Asia Pacific, 168 in Europe, 2,295 in the Middle East and Africa, and 154 in the Americas.

In the Philippines, the novel coronavirus has so far sickened 356,618 people. The tally includes 6,652 deaths, 310,158 recoveries, and 39,808 active cases.