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

Pauline Macaraeg
No new deaths are recorded among overseas Filipinos with COVID-19

PROTECTION. People wearing facemasks walk on an overpass in Beijing on June 1, 2020. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

MANILA, Philippines – 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

  • Total: 679
  • Undergoing treatment: 119
  • Recovered or discharged from hospital: 556
  • Deaths: 4

Europe

16 countries

  • Total: 1,047
  • Undergoing treatment: 484
  • Recovered or discharged from hospital: 468
  • Deaths: 95

Middle East/Africa

24 countries

  • Total: 6,379
  • Undergoing treatment: 2,221
  • Recovered or discharged from hospital: 3,832
  • Deaths: 326

Americas

7 countries

  • Total: 699
  • Undergoing treatment: 120
  • Recovered or discharged from hospital: 410
  • Deaths: 169

 

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 digital forensics researcher for Rappler. She started as a fact checker and researcher in 2019, before becoming part of Rappler's Digital Forensics Team. She writes about the developing digital landscape, as well as the spread and impact of disinformation and harmful online content. When she's not working, you can find her listening to podcasts or K-pop bops.