COVID bed occupancy rate in Olongapo stays low | Inquirer News

COVID bed occupancy rate in Olongapo stays low

Olongapo City continues to see a downward trend in new COVID-19 cases, reducing the risk of bed shortages in its major hospitals. PHOTO BY JOANNA ROSE AGLIBOT

OLONGAPO CITY — The hospital bed utilization rate in COVID facilities here stayed low as the city was able to sustain a decline in infection rates, according to independent COVID monitoring group Octa Research on Wednesday (Feb. 9).

Citing data from the Department of Health, Octa said the health care utilization rate in the city is currently 42 percent. Olongapo has 106 beds dedicated to COVID patients in four hospitals.

ADVERTISEMENT

The virus reproduction rate of 0.40 in the city was also considered very low, an indication of a downward trend, Octa said.

But the city’s average daily attack rate (Adar) remained at moderate level after posting 4.29 cases per 100,000 population. Adar is the number of individuals found infected for every 100,000 people.

FEATURED STORIES

As of Tuesday (Feb. 8), the city’s active COVID cases dropped to 188 after only five new infections were recorded.

TSB
Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

For more news about the novel coronavirus click here.
What you need to know about Coronavirus.
For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.

The Inquirer Foundation supports our healthcare frontliners and is still accepting cash donations to be deposited at Banco de Oro (BDO) current account #007960018860 or donate through PayMaya using this link.

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: COVID-19, Olongapo City
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.

News that matters

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2023 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.