MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported 53 new cases of confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection among overseas Filipinos as of Tuesday (February 2).
Also, 35 new recoveries in Asia and the Pacific and Europe.
This means to date, the number of COVID-19 cases among Filipinos abroad is at 14,016 and the number of recoveries is at 8,954.
No new fatality was reported, keeping the number of COVID-19 deaths among overseas Filipinos at 952 .
Meanwhile, the DFA said a total of 8,954 Filipinos are still undergoing treatment in different health facilities across the globe.
The Middle East and Africa remains to be the region with the most number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, recoveries, under treatment, and fatalities among Filipino nationals, the DFA said.
On the other hand, the Americas continue to record the least numbers in all categories compared to other geographic regions, except in the total number of deaths wherein Asia and the Pacific ranks lowest with a total of only 21.