DOH reports 304 new COVID-19 cases; active tally at 5,070

DOH reports 304 new COVID-19 cases; active tally at 5,070 GMA News Online

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Published April 29, 2023 7:19pm

The Philippines reported 304 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, while the active tally dropped to 5,070. The fresh cases increased the country’s caseload to 4,092,158, according to the Department of Health. The number of active cases went down to 5,070 from 5,293 on Friday. The National Capital Region logged the highest number of new cases with 2,533 in the past two weeks, followed by Calabarzon with 1,124, Davao Region with 420, Western Visayas with 367, and Central Luzon with 358.

Meanwhile, the recovery tally also increased to 4,020,644, while the death toll remained at 66,444. A total of 6,889 individuals were tested on Friday, and 313 testing laboratories submitted data.

On Friday, the country’s bed occupancy rate stood at 17.2%, with 4,184 occupied and 20,137 vacant beds. — VBL, GMA Integrated News

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