News DOLE sends 100,000 repatriated OFWs back to their provinces

DOLE sends 100,000 repatriated OFWs back to their provinces

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Around 100,000 repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) have already been sent to their provinces, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) confirmed. 

“The latest batch of 1,691 home-bound OFWs, all of whom tested negative for Covid-19, took their rides back to their respective provinces on Saturday based on data of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA),” DOLE said in a statement. 

According to the labor department, some 34,000 OFWs have been sent home to their respective regions and provinces last May and more than 61,000 during the succeeding months. 

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