Stranded Filipinos from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Wednesday (June 3), according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).
In a statement, the DFA reported 274 Filipino repatriates underwent the necessary medical protocols upon arrival. They will also undergo the 14-day quarantine before they will be allowed to go home to their families.
The DFA also said over 31,000 Filipinos have been repatriated since February.
“A total of 31,528 Overseas Filipinos (OFs) have been repatriated by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) since it began bringing back Filipinos affected by COVID-19 in February 2020,” the DFA said. —AAC