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DOH logs 134 new COVID-19 cases; active tally hits 9,170

The Department of Health (DOH) reported 134 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the active tally to 9,170.

The Health department said the new infections pushed the nationwide case count to 4,075,259.

Based on the DOH’s latest data, the country’s recovery tally reached 4,000,083 after 129 new patients defeated the viral disease.

The National Capital Region (NCR) recorded the most number of infections with 463 cases in the last two weeks, followed by Calabarzon with 211, Davao Region with 155, Western Visayas with 93, and Central Luzon with 73.

Meanwhile, the death toll also increased to 66,006 with seven new fatalities.

The country’s bed occupancy stood at 17.3% with 4,340 beds occupied while 20,813 were vacant as of Wednesday, February 15.

A total of 8,415 individuals were tested, while 322 testing labs submitted data as of Thursday, February 16. —Richa Noriega/ VAL, GMA Integrated News