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DOH logs 177 new COVID-19 cases; active tally dips to 9,493

The Department of Health reported 177 new COVID-19 cases nationwide on Easter Sunday, the lowest tally in four days.

According to the DOH's tracker, the new cases bring the country's COVID-19 total to 4,083,678.

The total of active cases, meanwhile, decreased by 110 to 9,493, the lowest total in four days but the ninth straight day of more than 9,000 active cases, according to GMA Integrated News Research. 

Total recoveries increased by 255 cases to 4,007,765 (from yesterday’s 4,007,510, while the death toll rose by four to 66,420.

The region with the most new COVID-19 cases in the last two weeks is Metro Manila with 1,065 cases, followed by Davao Region with 385, northern Mindanao with 335, Calabarzon with 328, and Central Visayas with 172.

Among cities and provinces, Davao City recorded the most new COVID-19 cases in the last two weeks with 288, followed by Quezon City with 229, City of Manila with 181, Cagayan De Oro City with 143, and Cavite province with 123.

COVID-19 bed occupancy is at 14.6%, with 3,439 beds occupied and 20,185 vacant. — BM, GMA Integrated News