Misamis Oriental’s COVID-19 positivity rate now ‘high’ at 26.8% — Octa
MANILA, Philippines — Misamis Oriental’s COVID-19 positivity rate jacked up to 26.8 percent which is considered “high,” independent analytics group Octa Research said on Monday.
In a Twitter post, Octa Research fellow Guido David said that Misamis Oriental’s positivity rate rose from 17.1 percent on March 18 to 26.8 percent on March 25.
7-day positivity rate in NCR remained flat at 3.2% (low) as of March 25 2023. Slight increases were noted in many provinces. Misamis Oriental positivity rate increased from 17.1% (moderate) to 26.8% (high). #covid #covid19 @dzbb @DZAR1026 @dzrhnews @ali_sotto @dwiz882 pic.twitter.com/h7cb05DypkFEATURED STORIESNEWSINFO
— Dr. Guido David (@iamguidodavid) March 27, 2023
The province’s COVID-19 positivity rate is more than five times higher than the 5-percent threshold set by the World Health Organization.
Meanwhile, Metro Manila’s COVID-19 positivity rate was stagnant at 3.2 percent, said David.
The following are the COVID-19 positivity rates of other major provinces in the country as of March 25:
Batangas – 1.9 percent
Bulacan – 1.7 percent
Cavite – 2.5 percent
Cebu – 2.8 percent
Davao del Sur – 6 percent
Iloilo – 0.7 percent
Laguna – 3.1 percent
Negros Occidental – 2.3 percent
Pampanga – 2 percent
Pangasinan – 1.8 percent
South Cotabato – 9.3 percent
Zamboanga del Sur – 0.7 percent
The nationwide positivity rate, on the other hand, was at 3.7 percent on March 26, David said.
READ: Nationwide COVID-19 positivity rate slightly decreases to 3.3% — Octa
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