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COVID positivity price slows down in NCR; now at 28.7% – OCTA fellow

NCR 3 new Omicron

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MANILA, Philippines — The COVID-19 positivity price within the Nationwide Capital Area (NCR) slowed down on Sunday at 28.7 %, mentioned OCTA Analysis fellow Dr. Guido David mentioned.

David mentioned this might be because of fewer social gatherings main as much as the New Yr revelry.

“The speedy improve in positivity price within the NCR has slowed down, presumably because of a lower in social and mass gatherings main as much as the New Yr’s Eve,” mentioned David via Twitter.

The present positivity rate is barely barely greater than the one recorded the day past which was 28.03 %.

“Attributable to decrease testing output, this initiatives a lower in new instances within the NCR on Jan. 3 to about 2,000 to 2,500, and three,000 to three,5000 new instances within the Philippines,” David additional famous.

Metro Manila is presently categorized as high-risk to COVID-19 transmission amid the rising instances of COVID-19 within the area, in addition to the positivity price and copy quantity.

Earlier, the Division of Well being recorded 4,600 new COVID-19 cases nationwide, the very best since Oct. 24. In these instances, 4,584 or 99 % have been from Metro Manila.

Energetic instances now presently sit at 21,418.


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