MANILA—The number of Filipinos abroad who have been infected with COVID-19 has risen to 11,244, with 5 new cases recorded, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Saturday.
The DFA also reported 17 new recoveries and no new fatalities.
Only 3,148 are currently being treated for the disease as 7,279 of those infected have recovered, while 817 have died.
In the Philippines, the novel coronavirus has so far sickened 380,729 people. The tally includes 7,221 deaths, 331,046 recoveries, and 42,462 active cases.