THE Philippines posted 6,385 new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) on Thursday while the number of recovered patients decreased to 4,289, according to the Department of Health (DoH).

This puts the total number of infections to 1.125 million, from which 55,260 are active cases while recoveries are at 1.050 million.

The positivity rate in the country is at 13.6 percent, or 6,031 of the 44,345 samples tested were found positive for the virus.

The death toll increased to 18,821, including 107 new fatalities.

The occupancy rate in Metro Manila intensive care unit,ward and isolation beds are at 64 percent, 46 and 49 percent respectively.