NCR’s COVID-19 positivity rate jumps to 2.4%
MANILA, Philippines — Metro Manila’s COVID-19 positivity rate increased to 2.4 percent in just a day, according to OCTA Research fellow Guido David on Sunday.
In a social media post, David compared the seven-day positivity rates recorded on Jan. 27 and Jan. 26, noting the weekly rate jumped from the day before, which was only at 2 percent.
He also noted that the latest recorded weekly rate is only slightly lower than the previous week’s or Jan. 25 st 2.5 percent.
“We will monitor this over the next few days to see if the trend continues upward,” he said.
NCR 7-day positivity rate inched back up to 2.4% (as of Jan 27) from 2.0% just a day ago. A week ago (Jan 20) it was at 2.5%. We will monitor this over the next few days to see if the trend continues upward. #COVID19 #covid @dzbb @DZAR1026 @dzrhnews @allangatus @News5PH pic.twitter.com/sJL5QHgAId
— Dr. Guido David (@iamguidodavid) January 29, 2023
Based on the Department of Health’s (DOH) online COVID-19 tracker, active cases are currently at 10,038, after recording 199 fresh infections on Saturday.
The country’s COVID-19 caseload, meanwhile, is at 4,072,844, with 3,977,049 recoveries and 65,757 deaths.
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