Pinoy OFWs sent home, up to 31,000 – DFA


A total of 31,352 overseas Filipinos have been repatriated since the repatriation efforts for COVID-19 Filipinos have been implemented.

According to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), of these, 20,633 or 65.8% are sea-based while 10,719 or 34.2% are land-based.

The data also includes the arrival of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).


The data also includes the arrival of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The agency said repatriation is still ongoing for those who want to return home.


The data also includes the arrival of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The agency said repatriation is still ongoing for those who want to return home. The DFA has also issued a notice where any Filipino overseas who wishes to return to the Philippines can be notified by embassy or consulate in their area.

According to the Department of Health (DOH), all returning Filipinos are required to undergo testing and mandatory quarantine at government-designated facilities pending their test results.

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