THE Philippines reported 4,393 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) on Tuesday, the Department of Health (DoH) said, raising the number of infections to 2.77 million.

Positivity rate is also down at 8.5 percent with 35,265 tests taken although the drop was attributed to the few laboratories that did not send their data to the DoH.

Of the total number of infections, 19 percent or 53,642 are active cases.

Recoveries are at 2.67 million while the death toll stands at 42,007.

Occupancy rate of hospital beds for Covid-19 patients in intensive care units (ICUs), ward and isolation in Metro Manila are at 47 percent, 32 percent and 34 percent.

Occupancy rate of hospital beds for Covid-19 patients nationwide in the ICU, ward and isolation units are 53 percent, 37 percent, and 40 percent.