With 94 new cases, number of COVID-19 positive Filipinos abroad now at 2,617


Posted at May 25 2020 06:28 PM

MANILA - Ninety-four more overseas Filipino tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Monday.

This brings the total of overseas infections among Filipinos to 2,617.

The number of deaths have also breached the 300-mark with 34 new deaths, bringing the total to 328.

Meanwhile, the number of Filipino migrants who recovered from COVID-19 is up by 10 to 889, the DFA said.

To date, 1,400 Filipino patients are undergoing treatment for COVID-19, broken down as follows by regions: 130 in the Asia-Pacific, 461 in Europe, 539 in the Middle East and Africa, and 270 in the Americas.

In the Philippines, the COVID-19 has so far infected 14,319 people, of whom 873 died while 3,323 recovered.

- Report from Willard Cheng, ABS-CBN News