MANILA, Philippines — A week after the commemoration of All Saints and All Souls’ Day or “Undas,” the Department of Health (DOH) on Monday said that it had recorded higher COVID-19 infections from November 6 to 12 at 1,132.
Based on the DOH’s latest weekly tally, the COVID-19 infections translated to a daily average of 162, which is 21 percent higher than the 128 average cases recorded from October 30 to November 5, or where a total of 895 cases were recorded.
Twelve of the new infections were tagged as critical or severe, with a total of such admissions at 246.
On the other hand, 10 additional deaths were added in the country’s COVID-19 death toll, all of which were backlogs from July to October 2023.
Meanwhile, utilization of ICU beds decreased from 12.3 to 11.5 percent, while non-ICU bed utilization rate rose from 17.7 to 18.3 percent.
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