News Over 1,400 OFWs undergo treatment for Covid-19, DFA reports

Over 1,400 OFWs undergo treatment for Covid-19, DFA reports

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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said in a statement that more than 1,400 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are currently being treated for the novel coronavirus.

In a Facebook post, it stated that 1,402 Filipinos abroad are being treated for Covid-19.

The DFA also reported 18 new infections, bringing the total confirmed cases to 2,635. Meanwhile, the number of Filipinos abroad who died due to Covid-19 remained at 328.

In the Middle East, 735 Covid-19 cases have been reported. Of the total number, 110 of these patients have been discharged from hospitals.

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