The Department of Foreign Affairs on Monday reported 49 new confirmed COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) cases, 8 new recoveries, and no new fatality among Filipinos abroad.
The latest figures bring the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases involving overseas Filipinos to 13,828; a total of 4,055 are undergoing treatment; 8,828 have recovered, and 945 died due to coronavirus infections.
To date, the total number of countries and territories with confirmed cases among Filipinos remains at 84.
Since the COVID-19 outbreak began in February 2020, the Middle East and Africa remain as the combined regions with the most number of Filipinos infected with the disease at 7,881. Of that number, 2,521 are active cases, 4,754 have recovered or discharged from hospitals, and a total of 606 deaths.