47 recoveries, zero deaths among overseas Pinoys: DFA

47 recoveries, zero deaths among overseas Pinoys: DFA

MANILA – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday reported there are 9,738 survivors among Filipinos abroad afflicted with the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), with 47 recoveries tallied this week.

In its latest bulletin, the DFA said active cases are at 5,283 while the death toll is 1,047.

From March 21 to 27, there were 101 new infections but zero fatalities.

“Compared to last week’s percentages, the total number of Covid-19 recoveries and fatalities saw a slight decrease to 60.60 percent and 6.52 percent, respectively. Meanwhile, those under treatment increased to 32.88 percent,” the DFA said.

The breakdown of active cases per region this week is as follows: 859 in the Asia-Pacific region; 889 in Europe; 3,447 in the Middle East/Africa region; and 88 in the Americas.

Recoveries, on the other hand, remained the highest in the Middle East/Africa region with 4,764; followed by the Asia Pacific with 2,134; Europe with 2,250; and the Americas with 590. (PNA)

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