1 new confirmed coronavirus case among Filipinos abroad; total at 8,804

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported one new confirmed case of coronavirus among Filipinos overseas on Saturday, July 11, bringing the total to 8,804.

One more recovery was also recorded.

Of the 8,804 confirmed cases, 2,944 are undergoing treatment, while 5,266 have recovered and/or were discharged.

The death toll stayed at 594, as no new deaths were recorded.

“As we celebrate World Population Day in the midst of the global threat of COVID-19, the DFA, along with its Foreign Service Posts around the world, continues to ensure the protection of the welfare of our overseas Filipinos and remains fully committed to its repatriation efforts, leaving no one behind,” the DFA said.

These cases are spread out across 64 countries.

Asia-Pacific

17 countries

Europe

16 countries

Middle East/Africa

24 countries

Americas

7 countries

 

Of the 8,804 cases, 1,398 have been verified by the Philippine Department of Health, which tracks cases based on International Health Regulations from the World Health Organization.

Confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the Philippines reached 54,222 on Saturday, July 11. Of this, 1,372 died and 14,037 recovered.

Over 12.5 million confirmed cases have been recorded globally as of July 11. – Rappler.com

Pauline Macaraeg

Pauline Macaraeg is part of the Rappler Research Team’s fact-checking unit. Aside from debunking dubious claims, she also enjoys crunching data and writing stories about the economy, environment, and media democracy.

image