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PH Daily Covid-19 Cases Down By 4% From September 12-18


PH Daily Covid-19 Cases Down By 4% From September 12-18


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The daily average of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases went down by 4 percent for the period Sept. 12 to 18, the Department of Health (DOH) reported Monday.

From 2,197 per day recorded from Sept. 9 to 11, the number decreased to 2,101 daily in the recent week.

The latest case bulletin showed there were 14,707 new cases and 248 verified deaths.

Of the additional deaths, the DOH said 34 occurred from Sept. 5 to 18.

In the same period, seven cases were added to the tally of severe and critical infections, which went up to 772 from the previous week’s 727.

Only 24.1 percent or 637 out of the 2,638 intensive care unit (ICU) beds are in use, while 28.9 percent or 6,110 of 21,150 non-ICU beds are utilized.

To date, about 72,897,703 or 93.34 percent of the country’s target population (78,100,578) are vaccinated against Covid-19, including 78.23 percent of 8,721,357 senior citizens.

As of Sept. 18, a total of 18,883,456 have received booster shots out of the fully vaccinated population. (PNA)

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