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MANILA, June 28 (Mabuhay) –The Philippines logged a total of 4,634 new COVID-19 cases from June 20 to June 26, 2022, a 53% higher tally than the cases reported the previous week, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Monday.

Based on the DOH’s weekly case bulletin, the daily case average for the week was 662. This was an increase from the 436 recorded from June 13 to June 19, with 3,051 new COVID-19 infections.

Data also showed that 591 severe and critical cases are currently admitted in hospitals due to COVID-19 as of June 26.

Of the 2,628 intensive care unit (ICU) beds, 391 or 14.9% were occupied. Meanwhile, 4,034 or 18.1% of the 22,251 non-ICU COVID-19 beds were in use.

Of the new cases recorded in the covered period, there were 14 individuals tagged as a new severe or critical case.

A total of 70,358,612 individuals or 78.17% of the government’s target population are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Of this number, 323,341 were vaccinated from June 20 to June 26. (MNS)

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