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OFWs with Covid-19 now 2,331; death toll still at 269

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The total number of overseas Filipino workers with Covid-19 is now 2,331 as of Friday, May 15.

According to a data posted by the Department of Foreign Affairs, the latest data has an increase of nine new cases from the previous day’s talle of 2,322.

No new deaths have been reported, keeping the death toll at 269.

Meanwhile, 1,273 Filipinos are still being treated and 789 of patients have already survived the virus.

“The DFA, through its embassies and consulates, remains committed to continuously monitoring the status of our nationals abroad and providing assistance, whenever possible, to ensure their welfare as we continue to battle against Covid-19,” the statement read.

In Middle East, there are 39 Filipinos who have died due to Covid-19 complications. A total of 684 Filipinos have Covid-19, while 559 are being treated and 86 have already been discharged from hospitals.

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