Ilocos region logs 299 new COVID-19 cases in 1 week | Inquirer News

Ilocos region logs 299 new COVID-19 cases in 1 week

/ 06:00 PM October 03, 2022
In the Ilocos region, 299 new COVID-19 cases were reported between September 25 and October 1, according to the DOH.

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LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte — The Department of Health (DOH) in the Ilocos region reported 299 new COVID-19 cases between September 25 and October 1.

The new cases represented a daily average of 43 or 19.6 percent more than the cases reported the previous week, according to regional DOH data.

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Of the new cases, at least three were tagged as severe and critical.

The DOH also confirmed five deaths relating to the virus in the past week.

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As of September 25, the healthcare utilization rate in the region remained at a “safe” level, with 44 of the 206 intensive care unit (ICU) beds for COVID-19 patients occupied.

At least 241 of the 1,379 non-ICU beds were occupied, the DOH added. INQ

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