The Philippines recorded 1,906 coronavirus infections from April 4 to 10, 29% lower than a week earlier, the Department of Health (DoH) said on Monday.
DoH also posted 428 new deaths, 31 of which occurred this month, 65 in March, 45 in February and 51 in January. There were 164 deaths in 2021 and 72 more in 2020.
There were no new critical cases but the agency said 707 severe and critical coronavirus patients or 12.6% of total admissions were staying in hospitals.
DoH said 542 or 18.4% of 2,951 intensive care unit (ICU) beds had been used as of April 10, while 4,045 or 16.4% of 24,689 non-ICU beds were occupied.
It added that 66.65 million people had been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus as of April 10, while 12.48 million people have received booster shots. — Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza