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50 more Filipinos abroad get coron total at 8,854

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Sunday, July 12, that another 50 Filipinos abroad became infected with the coronavirus, raising the total number of confirmed cases to 8,854.  There were an additional 17 fatalities, pushing the death toll to 611.   The confirmed cases included 2,969 Filipinos who are still being treated and 5,274 others who already recovered.  Since the start of the coronavirus crisis in early January, the DFA said over 78,000 overseas Filipinos have been repatriated as the pandemic left thousands displaced. Filipinos with COVID-19 are spread out across 64 countries, with the following breakdown per region: Asia-Pacific
17 countries included Total: 679 Undergoing treatment: 119 Recovered or discharged from hospital: 556 Deaths: 4 Europe
16 countries included Total: 1,047 Undergoing treatment: 484 Recovered or discharged from hospital: 468 Deaths: 95 Middle East and Africa
24 countries included Total: 6,429 Undergoing treatment: 2,246 Recovered or discharged from hospital: 3,840 Deaths: 343 Americas
7 countries included Total: 699 Undergoing treatment: 120 Recovered or discharged from hospital: 410 Deaths: 169 Of the 8,854 cases, 1,398 have been confirmed by the Philippine Department of Health (DOH), which tracks cases based on International Health Regulations from the World Health Organization. Meanwhile, as of 9:40 pm on Sunday, the DOH had yet to release the Philippines coronavirus tally for the day. As of Saturday, July 11, there were 54,222 cases, including 1,372 deaths and 14,037 recoveries. Worldwide cases soared past 12.7 million, while the death toll surpassed 565,000 in over 190 countries and territories. –

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