According to the latest figures from the World Health Organization, the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is now found in 202* countries, areas, or territories around the world.
With approximately 10 million Overseas Filipinos (OFs) living and working around the world, some in large concentrations in countries that are now epicenters of COVID-19, it is inevitable that our kababayans will be affected by this disease. As of March 28, 2020, a total of 280 OFs from the following regions have been confirmed COVID-19 positive: Asia and Pacific, Europe, Middle East/Africa, and Americas; of which 140 are DOH IHR verified, 35 are new cases, and 168 are undergoing treatment reported since yesterday.
Here are the latest figures on the status of COVID-19-infected Filipinos abroad.
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