President Rodrigo Roa Duterte talks to the people after holding a meeting with key government officials at the Arcadia Active Lifestyle Center in Matina, Davao City on June 6, 2022. (MNS photo)

MANILA, June 7 (Mabuhay) — The Philippines recorded a total of 1,295 new COVID-19 cases from May 30 to June 5, 2022, a 1.4% lower tally than the cases reported the previous week, the Department of Health (DOH) said Monday.

Based on the DOH’s weekly case bulletin, the daily case average for the week was 185. This was slightly lower compared to the 188 recorded from May 23 to May 29, with 1,317 new COVID-19 infections.

Data also showed that 599 severe and critical cases are currently admitted in hospitals due to COVID-19.

Of the 2,632 intensive care unit (ICU) beds, 386 or 14.7% were occupied. Meanwhile 4,031 or 18.1% of the 22,245 non-ICU COVID-19 beds were in use.

Of the new cases recorded in the covered period, there were 16 individuals tagged as a new severe or critical case.

A total of 69,487,920 individuals or 77.20% of the government’s target population are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Of this number, 155,924 were vaccinated from May 30 to June 5.

The DOH also noted that 14,312,506 have received their booster shots. Of which, 174,278 were boosted in the same period.

Meanwhile, at least 6.7 million senior citizens or 77.33% of the target A2 population have also received their primary vaccine series.

There were also one more verified deaths last week, which occurred in January 2021. (MNS)

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