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DOH logs 3,996 new COVID cases

August 1, 2022 Lee Ann P. Ducusin 289 views

THE Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday logged 3,996 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 3,772,468.

According to the DOH’s latest figures, the active cases also climbed to 33,509 from 32,673 on Friday.

The National Capital Region recorded 13,837 new cases in the recent two weeks, followed by Calabarzon with 9,069, Central Luzon with 4,273, Western Visayas with 2,482, and Central Visayas with 1,725.

Likewise, country’s recovery tally also increased to 3,678,240 with 3,121 more patients defeating the viral disease.

The DOH also logged one new death adding the death toll to 60,719.

At least 7,862 beds were occupied, while 21,054 were vacant as the bed occupancy in the country stood at 27.2% as of Thursday, July 28.

The DOH said at least 22,456 individuals were tested, while 322 testing labs submitted data as of July 29.

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