DFA: 30 new COVID-19 cases among Filipinos abroad; no new fatalities


Posted at Nov 05 2020 09:34 PM

MANILA — The number of Filipinos abroad who have contracted COVID-19 rose to 11,410 with 30 new cases recorded, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Thursday. 

Only 3,218 are currently being treated for the disease as 7,364 of those infected have recovered, while 828 have died.

The DFA also reported 7 new recoveries and no new fatalities on Thursday.

Those undergoing treatment for COVID-19 broke down as follows by region: 533 in the Asia Pacific, 197 in Europe, 2,332 in the Middle East and Africa, and 156 in the Americas.

In the Philippines, the novel coronavirus has so far sickened 389,725 people. The tally includes 7,409 deaths, 349,543 recoveries, and 32,773 active infections.

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