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DOH posts 385 COVID-19 cases; active infections climb to 9,533

The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday logged 385 new COVID-19 cases, while the active tally climbed to 9,533.

This is the first time in six days that fresh infections have reached more than 300 cases.

Based on the DOH’s latest figures, the new cases brought the nationwide caseload to 4,084,626.

Meanwhile, the number of active infections climbed to 9,533 from 9,354 on Wednesday, the DOH reported.

The highest number of infections in the recent 14 days were seen in the National Capital Region with 1,193 infections, followed by Davao Region with 415, Calabarzon with 380, Northern Mindanao with 269, and BARMM with 207.

The Health department said additional 190 recoveries pushed the recovery tally to 4,008,660 while the death toll also rose to 66,433 with two more fatalities.

A total of 3,778 beds were occupied and 20,481 were vacant, while the bed occupancy rate in the country stood at 15.6%.

Meanwhile, 7,343 individuals were tested, while 318 testing laboratories submitted data as of Wednesday. —Richa Noriega/ VAL, GMA Integrated News