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143 new COVID-19 cases recorded, active tally hits 9,337

The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday recorded 143 new COVID-19 cases, while the active tally went up to 9,337.

Based on the DOH’s latest data, the nationwide tally is currently at 4,076,014, while the active tally increased from 9,269 cases on Thursday.

The country’s recovery tally stood at 4,000,601, while the death tally increased to 66,076 with 13 new fatalities.

In the recent 14 days, the National Capital Region (NCR) reported the highest infections with 421, followed by Davao Region with 218, Calabarzon with 171, Western Visayas with 92, and SOCCSKARGEN with 70.

The DOH reported that the country’s bed occupancy stood at 17.2% with 4,340 beds occupied while 20,959 were vacant as of Wednesday, February 22.

It added that at least 8,598 individuals were tested, while 327 testing labs submitted data as of Thursday, February 23.—AOL, GMA Integrated News