53 new COVID-19 cases logged among Filipino nationals abroad

Marje Pelayo   •   February 3, 2021   •   529

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported 53 new cases of confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection among overseas Filipinos as of Tuesday (February 2).

Also, 35 new recoveries in Asia and the Pacific and Europe.

This means to date, the number of COVID-19 cases among Filipinos abroad is at 14,016 and the number of recoveries is at 8,954.

No new fatality was reported, keeping the number of COVID-19 deaths among overseas Filipinos at 952 .

Meanwhile, the DFA said a total of 8,954 Filipinos are still undergoing treatment in different health facilities across the globe.

The Middle East and Africa remains to be the region with the most number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, recoveries, under treatment, and fatalities among Filipino nationals, the DFA said.

On the other hand, the Americas continue to record the least numbers in all categories compared to other geographic regions, except in the total number of deaths wherein Asia and the Pacific ranks lowest with a total of only 21.

DFA reports 19 new COVID-19 cases among overseas Filipinos

Marje Pelayo   •   April 20, 2021


MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has logged 19 new COVID-19 cases among Filipinos abroad, bringing the total tally to 18,160 as of Tuesday (April 20).

Meanwhile, the agency also recorded 13 new recoveries, and 6 new fatalities among overseas Filipinos.

To date, there are 5,877 Filipinos undergoing treatment at home and in various facilities in a total of 91 countries and territories across the globe.



DFA logs highest number of new COVID cases, recoveries among overseas Filipinos on April 13

Marje Pelayo   •   April 13, 2021


MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported on Tuesday (April 13) 889 additional cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) among Filipinos abroad.

This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases among overseas Filipinos to 18,001.

Meanwhile, more Filipinos have recovered from the disease with the DFA recording a total of 913 recoveries, raising the total number of COVID survivors among overseas Filipinos to 11,038.

The figures are the highest recorded confirmed cases and recoveries this year.

However, COVID deaths among Filipinos overseas is currently at 1,113 including 30 new fatalities reported today.

The DFA said the reported spike is due to an increase in confirmed cases and recoveries in the Middle East.

The DFA,  together with its Foreign Service Posts, assured to continue to partner with host governments to ensure the safety and well-being of our nationals abroad amidst the pandemic.

Phl adds 11,681 new COVID-19 cases to active tally

Maris Federez   •   April 11, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday (April 11) recorded 11,681 additional coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the Philippines.

This brings the total number of active COVID-19 cases to 146,519.

The health department also logged 55,204 recoveries and 201 deaths, bringing the total number of those who recuperated to 703,404 and those who succumbed to the disease to 14,945.

The DOH also reported that 22 duplicates were removed from the total case count. Seven of which have reportedly recovered.

“Moreover, 13 cases that were previously tagged as recoveries were reclassified as deaths after final validation,” the DOH added.

The DOH also said that the report was made pending some data from six laboratories that were not able to submit their data to the COVID-19 Document Repository System (CDRS) on April 10, 2021.

Complete details of the report are available at www.doh.gov.ph/covid19tracker.


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