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DOH logs 184 new COVID-19 cases; active tally rises to 8,626

The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday logged 184 new COVID-19 cases, while the tally of active cases increased to 8,626.

The nationwide caseload is currently at 4,080,732, while the active cases rose from 8,615 on Tuesday, according to the DOH’s latest figures.

The Health department reported that the country’s recovery tally climbed to 4,005,747, while the death tally also increased to 66,359 with eight new fatalities.

In the past two weeks, the National Capital Region (NCR) registered the highest number of infections with 714, according to the DOH.

The DOH said it was followed by Davao Region with 325, Northern Mindanao with 287, Calabarzon with 247, and Soccsksargen with 170.

Among cities and provinces, Davao City had the highest number of new cases in the last 14 days with 247, followed by Cagayan de Oro City with 167; the City of Manila with 146; Quezon City with 133; and Cavite province with 101.

A total of 3,719 beds were occupied, while 20,429 were vacant as the bed occupancy in the country stood at 15.4% as of Monday.

Meanwhile, at least 7,277 individuals were tested, while 324 testing labs submitted data as of Thursday. — Richa Noriega/BM, GMA Integrated News