So the numbers are still within the 5K margin, but it’s on the high end with 5,979 new cases. With 6,602 recoveries notice that brings then active cases to 4.7% based on 13.1% positivity last May 15 and reported today. This also brings the discrepancy of utilization of ICU beds on the national level to 58% with the NCR down at 56%.
With 72 new deaths reported today, the case fatality ratio for outcomes (recoveries and deaths) is steady at 1.76%.
The granular data shows that the NCR is trending lower than 1,500 so far with CALABARZON trailing it very closely. NCR accounts for 22%, while CALABARZON 21% of the total cases in the country. Thirteen other regions have triple digits for the day.
Ten of 17 LGUs in the NCR are among the top twenty cities with most cases. Zamboanga City recorded 236 new cases, pushing them to second over-all among cities with most cases for the day. Puerto Princesa City (Palawan) is in 7th rank among cities with 114 cases.
Cavite, Laguna and Zamboanga del Sur are the top provinces for the day.
The OCTA Research monitoring reports today that NCR is now seeing less than 1,500 new daily cases. This is a decline of 27% for the period from May 10-16. The reproduction rate is at 0.57 with the positivity down to 11% and a daily attack rate down to 10.71 per 100,000 population overall for the region. Notice that 14 LGUs are classified as safe in terms for Health Care Utilization (< 60% utilization) and 7 LGUs are at moderate risk based on DoH guidelines as their average daily attack rates are <10 per 100,000 population. The report in full in provided below.