DFA: Number of Pinoys abroad with COVID-19 up by 27; total at 634
There are now 634 total confirmed COVID-19 cases among Filipinos overseas, of which 27.1% (172 individuals) have recovered and 12.5% (79) have died.Still undergoing treatment are 383 Filipinos. (1/3) In this time of contemplation, the work of the DFA, along with its 94 Foreign Service Posts, continues in aid of our Overseas Filipinos.
To date, the DFA reports a total of 634 confirmed COVID-19 cases among our nationals across the... pic.twitter.com/Lra1KtbFs9— DFA Philippines (@DFAPHL) April 10, 2020“The men and women of the DFA share the grief of the families left behind and extend our deepest condolences,” the agency said in a statement.
“With the continuous global efforts against #COVID19, we hope for the eventual recovery of our OFs (overseas Filipinos) who are undergoing treatment,” it added.The cases have come from 39 countries, based on the data shared by the DFA. Of the 634, 226 are in the Asia Pacific region, 210 are in Europe, 120 are in the Americas, and 78 are in Middle East and Africa.
In the past weeks, the Philippines welcomed repatriates from different countries. Many are crew members of cruise ships that have halted operations because of the pandemic. Read more: ABS-CBN News »
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Duque touts Philippines' small number of COVID-19 casesLet's not count the eggs first... Small number kasi limited testing pa lang. Duque naman. Few tests made, low number of positive cases
PH has ‘low’ number of COVID-19 cases despite limited testing – DuqueMANILA, Philippines — The number of confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 ( COVID-19 ) in the Philippines, despite limited testing, is relatively “low” compared to other countries, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said on Thursday in a briefing led by President Rodrigo Duterte. ADVERTISEMENT According to Duque, the country’s COVID-19 incidence is two for every one million of […] DYGalvezINQ Ok? So ilan pa ang gusto mo mamatay SecDuque para masabi mo na seryosong bagay ito! DYGalvezINQ It is low because DOH did not do mass testing of the Filipinos. If there is mass testing, many will be seen infected. DYGalvezINQ Can they correlate actual number of tests to actual number of confirmed cases? That would give us a better insight. 20 tests and 2 confirmed vs 200 tests and 20 confirmed have the same percentage but more testing leads to more reliability!
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