Tue. Sep 21st, 2021

MANILA – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Tuesday reported 16 more overseas Filipinos (OFs) who have contracted the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), pushing the total tally to 10,086.

In its latest case bulletin, the DFA also said there were no new fatalities while 46 new recoveries were recorded in the Asia-Pacific region and Europe.

This figure brings the total number of recoveries to 6,174 while the death toll remains at 755.

Meanwhile, about 3,157 Filipinos abroad were still undergoing treatment.

“To date, the Middle East remains to be the region with the most number of confirmed Covid-19 cases, recoveries, under treatment, and fatalities among our nationals. Meanwhile, Asia and the Pacific continues to have the least numbers in all categories compared to other geographic regions, except in the total number of recoveries where the Americas rank lowest with only 454 reported recoveries,” the DFA said. (PNA)

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