Health As 355 OFWs got infected with Covid-19, Philippines plans...

As 355 OFWs got infected with Covid-19, Philippines plans to send more OFWs back home


As 355 overseas Filipino workers across the globe got diagnosed with the deadly coronavirus, the Philippines government is setting up guidelines on how others can be repatriated amid the global situation.

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said that a technical working group is crafting guidelines to send home land-based and sea-based OFWs.

Citing the Department of Foreign Affairs, there are already four Filipinos outside the Philippines who died due to the new coronavirus.

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