DFA UPDATES: OFW COVID-19 Cases as of May 20, 2021

Manila, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has released the latest COVID-19 update for our Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) on Thursday, May 20, 2021. The DFA reported 1 new Covid-19 case with no deaths and 4 new recoveries among our Filipinos working abroad.

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 The total cases of countries/territories with Filipino Covid-10 cases remains at 94.

A total confirmed cases of 18,634 OFWs were infected by the virus. About 0.06% or 1,163 of the total confirmed cases were reported deaths and about 61.2% or 11,396 of the total confirmed cases were reported recoveries by the DFA.

Meanwhile, a total of 6,075 OFWs were subject for undergoing treatment. 3,794 out of the 6,075 were from the Middle East and Africa, 1,224 out of 6,075 were from Asia Pacific Region, 944 out of the 6,075 were from Europe and 115 out of 6,076 were from Americas.

According to the DFA, the total number of COVID-19 recoveries and deaths marginally decrease to 61.10% and 6.24%, respectively. Meanwhile those undergoing treatment has increased to 32.65%.

Latest COVID-19 Tally as of May 20, 2021 (Philippines)

As of May 20, the Department of Health (DOH) said that the number of active cases in the Philippines has increased by 6,100, giving a total active cases to 51,912. There were 4,071 new recoveries giving the total number of recoveries to 1,093,602. Complete details are presented in the table below.

ClassificationNo. of Cases
New Cases6,100
Recoveries4,071
Deaths135
Total Active Cases51,912
Total Recoveries1,093,602
Total Deaths19,641
Total Covid-19 Cases1,165,155

View here the complete information about Covid-19 updates in the Philippines as of May 20, 2021.

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Contact DFA

Should you have concerns related to COVID-19, you may also reach the Department of Foreign Affairs at the following contact details:

Telephone Number: (02) 8 834-3000 / 834-4000
Facebook: /DFAPHL
Twitter: @DFAPHL

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