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DOH logs 843 new COVID-19 cases; active tally climbs to 7,037

The Department of Health (DOH) logged 843 fresh COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, while the active tally climbed to 7,037.

The nationwide COVID-19 tally is currently at 4,095,468.
The number of active cases increased to 7,037 from 5,875 on Sunday, marking the fourth straight day with more than 5,000 active cases reported.

An additional 885 recoveries brought the country’s recovery tally to 4,021,987.
Meanwhile, the death toll remained at 66,444. This was the 12th straight day of no reported deaths.
In the past two weeks, the National Capital Region had the highest number of cases with 3,569, followed by Calabarzon with 1,666, Central Luzon with 502, Western Visayas with 451, and Davao Region with 422.

As of Monday, the national bed occupancy rate was 17.2%, with 4,207 occupied and 20,223 vacant beds.
A total of 5,412 individuals were tested on Monday, and 305 testing laboratories submitted data. —VBL, GMA Integrated News