News Number of OFWs with Covid-19 cases rise to 8,688

Number of OFWs with Covid-19 cases rise to 8,688


Today, the DFA received new reports from its Foreign Service Posts confirming 9 new COVID-19 cases among Filipinos across the three main geographic regions; 17 new recoveries in Asia and the Pacific, Europe, and Middle East; and no new fatalities. This is the third consecutive day where no new reports were received from the Americas.

The DFA personnel in our foreign service posts shall continue partnering with local health authorities and agencies to ensure our people follow preventive measures against the COVID-19 pandemic, and commit to tirelessly attending to the needs of Filipinos affected by this pandemic, wherever and whenever possible.

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