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DOH records 81 new COVID-19 cases; active tally drops to 9,087

The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday recorded 81 new COVID-19 cases while the active tally went down to 9,087.

This was the second straight day that fewer than 100 COVID-19 cases were reported daily, even as the total number of cases since the pandemic began in early 2020 stood at 4,074,821.
The number of active cases dropped from 9,137 on Monday.

The National Capital Region had the highest number of new cases, with 474 in the past two weeks. It was followed by Calabarzon with 194, Davao Region with 139, Western Visayas with 100, and Central Luzon with 81.

The DOH said the recovery tally rose to 3,999,766 with 23 new recoveries.
The death toll climbed to 65,968, with 10 new fatalities.
As of Monday, the bed occupancy rate in the Philippines was 17.6%, with 4,422 occupied and 20,715 vacant beds.
A total of 8,472 individuals were tested on Monday, and 328 testing laboratories submitted data. — VBL, GMA Integrated News