The country posted 4,353 new cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, for a total of 1.372 million cases, the Department of Health said.

There are 49,862 active cases.

It said that 7,139 more patients recovered from the virus, raising the number of recoveries to 1.298 million.

The death toll went up to 23,928, including 119 newly reported deaths.

Intensive Care Unit utilization in Metro Manila remains at 44 percent, while nationwide, 57 percent of ICU beds remain occupied.