By Roy Mabasa
Two more Filipino nationals have tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Singapore, bringing the total number of confirmed cases among Filipino nationals in Singapore to 13, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Friday.
Citing information from the Singaporean Ministry of Health (MOH), the Philippine Embassy in Singapore confirmed that the 12th and 13th Filipino nationals who were confirmed positive for COVID-19 are currently confined in hospitals.
Out of the 13 Filipino nationals who have been infected with COVID-19, two have already been discharged, the Embassy said.
“We are in close coordination with the Ministry of Health (MOH) of Singapore and stand ready to extend assistance to the COVID-19-positive Filipino nationals as needed,” the Embassy added.