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DOH reports 150 new COVID-19 cases; active tally at 9,269

The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday monitored an increase in COVID-19 cases in the country with 150 new infections, bringing the active tally to 9,269.

This came after less than 100 COVID-19 infections were reported daily for the previous two days.

The nationwide tally stood at 4,075,812, including 4,000,480 recoveries and 66,063 deaths.

The DOH said Metro Manila remained the region with the highest number of new infections, with 439 in the past two weeks.

It was followed by Davao Region with 209 cases, Calabarzon with 174, Western Visayas with 101, and Central Visayas with 71.

As of Wednesday, the national bed occupancy rate was 17.2%, with 4,340 occupied and 20,959 vacant beds.

A total of 9,352 individuals were tested on Wednesday, and 328 testing laboratories submitted data. —VBL, GMA Integrated News