322 repatriated seafarers from Italy arrive in PH


Posted at Apr 05 2020 11:09 PM

MANILA - Some 322 Filipino seafarers on arrived in Manila Sunday night from Italy, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.

The DFA, in a statement, said it welcomed 114 seafarers from cruise ship Costa Diadema, and 208 from Costa Victoria.

As of Sunday, the DFA has facilitated the repatriation of close to 5,000 seafarers.

More are expected to arrive this week, the DFA added.