399 Covid-19 cases logged

The Department of Health reported on Sunday that it has recorded 399 new Covid-19 cases which increased the total nationwide caseload to 4,071,963.

Sunday’s cases come after a week of less than 300 daily new cases, with 225 new infections tallied on Saturday as it also increased the country’s active cases slightly to 10,587 from Saturday’s 10,555.

While the increase in active cases comes after eight straight days of decreasing active cases, Sunday was the fourth consecutive day that less than 11,000 active cases were recorded.

Meantime, the DoH logged 377 new recoveries — the highest in four days — and brought total recoveries to 3,995,682 while the death toll rose to 65,694 after 14 new fatalities were recorded.

The regions with the most cases in the last two weeks were the National Capital Region with 1,297, followed by CALABARZON with 628, and Central Luzon with 301.

The Health Department said at least 9,705 individuals were tested, while 307 testing labs submitted data on 21 January.

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