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DOH records 77 new COVID-19 infections; active tally dips to 9,225

The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday recorded 77 new COVID-19 infections, while the active tally dipped to 9,225.

Based on the DOH’s figures, this was the second day straight of less than 100 COVID-19 cases logged daily.

The active cases also went down to 9,225 from 9,292 on Monday, according to the DOH.

The Health department said the nationwide caseload is currently at 4,076,307.

Meanwhile, the National Capital Region (NCR) logged the highest number of cases with 422 in the past two weeks. It was followed by Davao Region with 231, Calabarzon with 175, and Soccsksargen with 89, and Western Visayas with 86.

The DOH said the recovery tally also rose to 4,000,971, while the death toll climbed to 66,111 with three new fatalities.

The latest data also reported that at least 4,249 beds were occupied, while 21,073 were vacant as the bed occupancy in the country stood at 16.8% as of Sunday, February 26.

A total of 8,614 individuals were tested, while 329 testing labs submitted data as of Monday, February 27.—AOL, GMA Integrated News