34 more OFWs test positive for Covid-19; death toll rises to 207


A total of 34 new confirmed cases for coronavirus has been recorded by the Department of Foreign Affairs-Philippines. The total number of Covid-19 cases among OFWs is now 1,741.

In an post on Twitter, it also announced the 10 new recoveries of and five new deaths among Filipino nationals in the Americas, Europe and Middle East.

The total recoveries and discharged patients as of May 2 stand at 465, while the death toll rises to 207.

Meanwhile, some 1,069 OFWs are now undergoing treatment.

DFA added that their data shows that on average, they receive daily reports of 11 new recoveries and 6 new deaths among Filipino nationals abroad.

“It is our hope to see more recoveries in the coming days and eventually, zero fatalities among our people here and abroad,” DFA wrote.


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