2 weeks DFA: Virus-stricken Filipinos abroad now at 10,300 Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- A total of 10,300 Filipinos overseas have contracted the new coronavirus disease or COVID-19 as of September 14, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Monday. The latest tally is 119 cases higher from DFA's Sunday case bulletin. Meanwhile, 67 more overseas Filipinos defeated the respiratory illness, bringing the total number of recoveries to 6,500. The DFA said the rise in new cases and recoveries is "due to delays in reporting owing to privacy laws in one territory located in Asia and the Pacific. " Four more Filipinos abroad, however, died of the disease in the Middle ... more