MANILA, Philippines- This Friday, the country recorded 2,409 new COVID-19 infections while the active tally rose to 27,129.
This is the second day in a row that more than 2,000 new cases have been recorded. Friday’s active tally was also higher than the 26,380 active cases reported on Thursday.
Based on the latest data from the Department of Health, the new cases brought the nationwide tally to 3,963,666.
The DOH said the National Capital Region posted the highest number of new cases in the past two weeks with 13,144, followed by Calabarzon with 5,434, Central Luzon with 2,870, Davao Region with 1,359, and Western Visayas with 804.
An additional 1,526 recoveries brought the recovery tally to 3,873,346, while 42 new deaths brought the death toll to 63,191.
As of Thursday, the country’s bed occupancy rate was 25.6%, with 7,297 occupancy and 21,258 vacant beds.
A total of 16,483 individuals were tested for the coronavirus on Thursday, while 341 testing laboratories submitted data. Jocelyn Tabangcura-Domenden
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