The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday reported the detection of 17,891 Covid-19 cases logged from September 19 to 25, higher by 22 percent as compared to the cases reported from September 12 to 18.
According to DOH, the average number of cases per day is at 2,556.
There were also 242 deaths recorded.
Of the number of deaths, only 29 occurred from September 12 to 25.
Meanwhile, the DOH said that there are 790 severe and critical Covid-19 cases in hospitals.
Of the 2,514 ICU beds for Covid patients, 576 (22.9 percent) are occupied.
On the other hand, over 73 million individuals or 93.49 percent of the target population have been vaccinated while 19 million received their booster shots.
For senior citizens, there were 6.8 million individuals or 78.36 of the target A2 population received their primary series. -30-
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