Coronavirus Update: 7 Pinoys Die In New York, Several More Are Infected

7 Filipinos die in New York as per Coronavirus update.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE – There are seven (7) Filipinos in New York have died due to COVID-19 and several dozens more are infected of this.

Philippine Consul General in New York City Claro Cristobal reported that there are seven (7) Pinoys who are based in that state of United States have died due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Unfortunately, he added that “several dozen” more got infected with the pandemic virus disease.

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According to the diplomat, there are about 143,000 Filipinos in New York and he advised them to follow the rules and regulations published by the health authorities so as to avoid having the virus. Most of the Pinoys in there are immigrants and are established earners already.

Based on Inquirer, Cristobal said that those who are there staying for a short time only such as teachers and hotel and restaurant personnel are at greater extent to be affected due to the measure versus COVID-19. And those who would need assistance might reach the Philippine Embassy through their official Facebook account and website.

Meanwhile, as of April 2 update from the Department of Health (DOH), the Philippines now has 2,633 confirmed cases and globally, there are 823,626 confirmed cases recorded. Moreover, the latest data from Johns Hopkins University & Medicine Coronavirus Resource Center showed that US has over 245,000 COVID cases which comes along with 6,053 deaths and 9,148 recoveries.

Among the COVID patients in the country now are Senator Migz Zubiri, Senator Aquilino Pimentel III, Senator Sonny Angara, Pangasinan Town Mayor & Wife Niña Jose, Sylvia Sanchez and husband Art Atayde, and many others.


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