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2,828 new COVID-19 cases recorded; active tally at 22,207

The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday recorded 2,828 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the nationwide caseload to 3,741,987.

The country's active case count jumped to 22,207 from 20,678 on Wednesday.

The National Capital Region registered 10,636 new cases in the past two weeks, followed by Calabarzon with 6,167, Central Luzon with 2,821, Western Visayas with 2,232, and Central Visayas with 1,101.

The recovery tally increased to 3,659,139, while the number of deaths stood at 60,641.

Meanwhile, a total of 23,567 individuals were tested for COVID-19 on Wednesday, while 328 testing laboratories submitted data.

As of Wednesday, there were 7,203 beds occupied nationwide and 22,066 beds unoccupied, for a bed occupancy rate of 24.6%. —VBL, GMA News