5 more overseas Filipinos sick with COVID-19; total now at 11,229


Posted at Oct 29 2020 10:01 PM | Updated as of Oct 30 2020 12:10 AM

MANILA - The number of Filipinos abroad who have contracted COVID-19 rose to 11,229 Thursday with 5 new cases recorded, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

Only 3,153 are currently being treated for the disease as 7,259 of those infected have recovered, while 817 have died.

The DFA reported 5 new recoveries and no new fatality on Thursday.

In the Philippines, the novel coronavirus has so far sickened 376,935 people. The tally includes 7,147 deaths, 329,848 recoveries, and 39,940 active cases.

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