MANILA — The Philippines recorded 1,101 new COVID-19 cases in the past week, the Department of Health said Monday.
From February 6-12, an average of 157 daily infections were recorded in the country, which is 9 percent higher compared to the previous week.
Of the new infections during the week, 2 cases were considered severe or critical, according to the DOH's latest bulletin.
As of Sunday, 426 cases or 6.2 percent of total COVID-19 admissions were in severe and critical condition, the agency said.
At least 311 or 13.9 percent of intensive care unit beds for COVID-19 patients were occupied. The non-ICU bed utilization rate was at 19.6 percent.
During the past week, the DOH also verified 98 more COVID-related fatalities, citing late encoding of death information.
As of Feb. 12, the Philippines has 9,177 active COVID-19 cases.
Since the pandemic, the country has recorded 4,074,691 infections, of which more than 65,949 led to deaths.
To date, over 73.8 million Filipinos are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
The tally includes 21.4 million people who have received their first boosters while 3.9 million have gotten their second boosters.