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.