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DFA: 2 overseas Filipinos succumb to COVID-19

By: Christia Marie Ramos - INQUIRER.net - Inquirer.net | March 26,2020 - 07:55 AM

MANILA, Philippines — At least two Filipinos overseas recently succumbed to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported.

DFA figures showed that the two deaths were recorded in the Asia Pacific Region and Europe.

One hundred sixty nine Filipinos overseas have so far been hit by COID-19, the DFA added.

Of the number, 77 are still undergoing treatment while the other 90 have already recovered.

The DFA said Filipinos tested positive for COVID-19 in 25 countries.

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