Filipinos with coronavirus abroad now 10,069

By Ma. Teresa Montemayor

August 30, 2020, 5:17 pm

MANILA – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Sunday reported that two more Filipinos abroad contracted the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), pushing the total tally to 10,069.

In its latest case bulletin, the DFA said there are no new fatalities while one new recovery was recorded in the Asia and the Pacific.

This figure brings the total number of recoveries to 6,124 while the death toll remains at 755.

Meanwhile, about 3,190 Filipinos abroad are still undergoing treatment.

"As reported last night, with 8,329 overseas Filipinos (OFs) brought home this week, the total number of OFs repatriated by the DFA crossed the 153K-mark. In line with its ongoing repatriation efforts, the DFA remains fully committed to monitoring the situation of overseas Filipinos who are affected by the pandemic and remains steadfast in promoting and protecting their welfare," the DFA said. (PNA)