THREAD: India 🇮🇳 now has the third highest number of deaths due to COVID-19 in the world. How are Filipinos in the South Asian country coping?

@iampinkywebb speaks to Philippine Ambassador to India Ramon Bagatsing, Jr. on #TheSource | LIVE Image
PH Ambassador to India Ramon Bagatsing, Jr. on COVID-19 situation in India: With all these challenges, I think the government will be able to resolve it.

The country has over 19.9 million cases.
PH Ambassador to India on Filipinos in the country: Nagtayo sila ng chat groups sa areas nila. Nakakatuwa, nagrorosaryo at nagdadasal sila together.
PH Ambassador to India: The embassy here is closed but we've established communication with Filipinos... We help them by giving provisions, medicines, repatriation aid.
PH Ambassador to India: Only 20% of Filipinos in India are OFWs
PH Ambassador to India says as of yesterday, 73 Filipinos in India are COVID-positive, adds most of them are mild or moderate cases
PH Ambassador to India: Two Filipinos in India died of COVID-19
PH Ambassador to India: About 60-70 Filipinos expressed desire to return to PH
PH Ambassador to India: Employers of Filipinos who died of COVID-19 are taking care of remains

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