Fri. May 27th, 2022

The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday reported that the daily average Covid-19 cases of 272 from March 28 to April 3 is 29 percent lower than the new infections prior to the week in review.

(pna.gov.ph)

In its latest case bulletin, the DOH said there are 1,906 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the recent week.

For the same period, there were no cases added to the tally of severe and critical infections which stood at 707.

Only 16.4 percent or 4,045 out of the 24,689 intensive care unit (ICU) beds in the country are used while 18.4 percent or 542 of 2,951 non-ICU beds are utilized.

Meanwhile, there were 428 verified deaths recorded during the past week.

About 74.05 percent of the country’s target population has been vaccinated against Covid-19.

The DOH also reported that 76.12 percent of the senior citizens have been inoculated against the disease.

The elderly group is composed of 8,721,357 individuals while the country’s target population for inoculation is 80 percent (90,005,357 individuals) of the country’s entire population.

As of April 10, DOH data showed 66.653 million individuals are fully vaccinated while 12.478 million people have received their booster shots.

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