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Philippines logs 174 new COVID-19 cases

The Philippines recorded 174 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the cumulative total to 4,074,563.

In its latest report, the Department of Health said active cases stood at 9,282, slightly lower than Friday's tally (9,312).

A total of 3,999,343 people recovered from the disease, even as the death toll climbed to 65,938.

The National Capital Region posted the highest number of new cases in the past two weeks, with 553. It was followed by Calabarzon with 237, Davao Region with 156, Western Visayas with 112, and Central Luzon with 96.

As of February 10, the national bed occupancy rate was 17.8%, with 4,513 occupied and 20,827 vacant beds.

On Friday, 9,472 people took the COVID-19 test, and 324 laboratories submitted data. — VBL, GMA Integrated News