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DOH logs 503 new COVID-19 cases; active tally at 9,413

The Department of Health (DOH) on Friday recorded 503 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the overall tally to 4,085,116.
The number of active cases went down to 9,413 from the 9,533 reported on Thursday, according to the latest DOH bulletin.
The country’s total recoveries went up by 609 to 4,009,269, while the death toll stood at 66,434.

Metro Manila had the highest number of new cases in the last 14 days, with 1,267. The Davao Region followed with 438 new cases; Calabarzon had 412; Northern Mindanao had 287; and BARMM had 203.

The COVID-19 bed occupancy rate in the country was 16.4% as of Thursday.
A total of 6,581 individuals were tested for the coronavirus on Thursday, and 320 testing laboratories submitted their results.  — VBL, GMA Integrated News