With 6,895 new cases and 10,739 recoveries today, the number of active cases is lower at 6.6 percent with 67,769 actives. This brings the total cases to more than 1.02 million.
There were 115 new deaths reported, which brings the case fatality ratio based on outcomes to 1.79% today.
Hospital ICUs are back to the critical level as it surges past 70% again today.
On a regional level, the NCR accounted for a larger chunk of the total. From a previous 38% to a 42% today. Seven regions reported triple digits. Thirty four individuals were tagged with no known regional location.
In the NCR, Quezon City continued its daily lead with more than 30% of the share for Mega Manila. Surprisingly was Las Piñas that came in second with 316 new cases and Taguig in third. Twelve of the 17 LGUs in NCR were among the 20 top cities in the Philippines.
On a provincial level, Rizal led the pack with 574 new cases followed by Batangas in second with 304.