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1,702 new COVID-19 cases logged, active tally at 23,713

The Department of Health on Saturday logged 1,702 new COVID-19 cases even as the active tally dipped to 23,713.
It was the second straight day that fewer than 2,000 new cases were recorded.

Active cases went down from 24,192 on Friday, while the total caseload stood at 3,993,148.
The National Capital Region had the highest number of new infections in the past two weeks with 8,279, followed by Calabarzon with 4,428, Central Luzon with 2,550, Western Visayas with 1,564, and Davao Region with 1,435.
The DOH said 2,150 more patients defeated the viral disease, bringing the recovery tally to 3,905,693.
Thirty-six new fatalities were recorded, pushing the death toll to 63,742.
As of Friday, the country’s bed occupancy rate was 25.5%, with 7,323 occupied and 21,368 vacant beds.
A total of 14,720 individuals were tested on Friday, while 340 testing laboratories submitted data. — VBL, GMA News