Almost 900 COVID infections logged in past week  

THE PHILIPPINES posted 895 new coronavirus infections in the previous week with a daily average of 128, according to health authorities.   

The daily average was 19% lower than the average cases per day from a week earlier, the Department of Health (DoH) said in a bulletin on Monday.  

Of the new cases, three were severe and critical, it added.  

DoH said 74 new deaths were verifiedin the past week, four of which occurred from Feb. 6 to 19.  

It said 311 of 2,086 intensive care unit (ICU) beds had been used as of Feb. 19, while 3,202 of 17,045 non-ICU beds were occupied.   

There were 406 severe and critical admissions, it added. Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza