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DOH logs 67 new COVID-19 cases; active tally down to 9,268

The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday logged 67 new COVID-19 infections, only the third time since April 2020 of a two-digit new daily case total.

According to the DOH’s latest figures, the country’s COVID-19 tally is currently at 4,073,980. The tally of active cases has decreased to 9,268, from 9,338 on Monday.

Tuesday's 67 new cases is the third time that the daily tally has been fewer than 100 cases since April 2020. Eighty-nine cases were reported on January 31 and 36 cases were logged on February 5.

The regions with the most COVID-19 in the past two weeks were the National Capital Region with 583 infections, Calabarzon with 239, Davao Region with 164, Western Visayas with 140, and Central Luzon with 128.

The recovery tally climbed by 189 cases to 3,998,837, while the death toll rose by 10 to 65,875.

At least 9,795 individuals were tested, while 328 testing laboratories submitted data as of Tuesday, February 6.

The bed occupancy in the country stood at 18% with at least 4,637 beds occupied and 21,116 were vacant as of Sunday, February 5. — Richa Noriega/BM, GMA Integrated News