OWWA administrator Hans Leo Cacdac said these include applications of both land-based and sea-based OFWs.
The highly-contagious disease has also killed 25 more overseas Filipinos, the highest reported number of deaths in two weeks, raising the total to 140 deaths
We intend to resume flying by May 1, 2020, if allowed by government authorities, global public health conditions and the travel environment.
Naglaan ng higit sa P200 bilyon ang administrasyon ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte bilang ayuda sa mga mahihirap na pamilyang apektado ng krisis dulot ng COVID-19.
The Department of Health on Saturday reported 272 new cases of coronavirus disease, the biggest single-day increase since the outbreak began, raising the country total to 1,075.
For the overseas Filipino workers whose employment was affected by the pandemic, DOLE will be also providing a one-time 10 thousand pesos assistance.
All persons, regardless of nationality, except for Filipino tourists, may now fly out of the country at any time.
The last day of operations prior to our temporary suspension of Manila-Bangkok-Manila flights will be on March 18, 2020.
We continue to operate INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS up to 11:59PM March 19, 2020.
Here is the video summary of the President’s announcement.