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Philippines records 158 new COVID-19 cases

The Philippines on Saturday logged 158 new COVID-19 cases, while the active tally rose to 9,188.
According to the Department of Health, the new infections brought the nationwide caseload to 4,075,324, while the active cases climbed from 9,170 on Friday.
In the past two weeks, the National Capital Region registered the highest number of new cases with 445. It was followed by Calabarzon with 212, Davao Region with 168, Western Visayas with 100, and Central Luzon with 69.
An additional 45 individuals have recovered from the illness, bringing the recovery tally to 4,000,128, while the death toll climbed to 66,008.

As of Friday, the national bed occupancy rate was 16.9%, with 4,299 occupied and 21,134 vacant beds.
A total of 9,467 individuals were tested on Friday, and 323 testing laboratories submitted data. — VBL, GMA Integrated News