DOH: 1,146 COVID infections recorded from Oct. 16 to 22

DOH: 1,146 COVID infections recorded from Oct. 16 to 22

By: - Reporter / @zacariansINQ
/ 08:55 AM October 24, 2023

DOH: 1,146 COVID infections recorded from Oct. 16 to 22

MANILA, Philippines — The weekly recorded infections of COVID-19 slightly decreased to 1,146 from Oct. 16 to 22, said the Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday.

Based on the DOH’s latest weekly tally, the infections translated to a daily average of 164, 8 percent lower than the 179 average cases recorded from Oct. 9 to 15, or where 1,252 cases were recorded.


The DOH said there are currently 231 patients suffering from critical or severe cases of COVID-19, 20 of whom were admitted between October 16 and 22.


READ: COVID-19 cases may still rise from time to time – health expert

On the other hand, nine deaths were recorded by the DOH, all of which were recorded in the past two weeks.

Based on the DOH’s online COVID-19 tracker as of Oct. 23, total deaths currently sit at 66,723.

Meanwhile, utilization of ICU beds dropped from 12.9 percent to 11.8 percent in the previous week, while the non-ICU bed utilization rate remained at 16.9 percent.

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