- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has announced on Wednesday that there are 32 new cases of coronavirus disease among Filipinos overseas
- The total number of confirmed cases is now at 736 as of April 15 (Wednesday)
- Meanwhile, there are now a total of 222 recoveries and 88 deaths among Filipinos abroad
- The DFA also said that today is the 16th day since it started the repatriation efforts due to COVID-19 crisis
The Department of Foreign Affairs announced on Wednesday that there are 32 new cases of COVID-19 among Filipinos abroad.
KAMI learned that the total number of confirmed cases is now at 736.
Through a Facebook post, the DFA announced that as of April 15, there are 6 new recoveries and no new deaths have been recorded.
The total number of recovered patients is now at 222, while a total of 88 patients have passed away.
426 out of the 736 patients are still undergoing treatment. Meanwhile, about 41 countries or regions have Filipino COVID-19 cases.
According to the DFA, this day also marks the 16th day since the department started the repatriation efforts due to the COVID-19.
“The DFA will tirelessly carry on with its commitment to assist our nationals abroad who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic,” it read in their post.
As previously reported by KAMI, the Department of Health (DOH) has recorded a total of 5,453 confirmed cases of COVID-19.
The health department also reported higher recoveries than fatalities for the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak.
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