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DOH posts 166 new COVID-19 infections; active tally at 9,308

The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday registered 166 new COVID-19 infections, while the active tally reached 9,308.

The new infections increased the country’s caseload to 4,076,570, according to the DOH’s latest figures.

The National Capital Region (NCR) logged the most cases with 443 in the recent two weeks, followed by Davao Region with 235, Calabarzon with 199, Soccsksargen with 104, and Caraga with 78.

At least 66 new patients defeated the viral disease, bringing the recovery tally to 4,001,136.

Meanwhile, the death tally also increased to 66,126 with eight new fatalities.

As of Thursday, at least 8,344 individuals were tested, while 322 testing laboratories submitted data, according to the DOH.

The country’s bed occupancy, on the other hand, stood at 16.5%, with at least 4,130 beds occupied and 20,928 were vacant as of Tuesday. —Richa Noriega/ VAL, GMA Integrated News