The Health Agency continued to report higher cases for today with 6,959 new cases (6 laboratories failing to submit reports so that’s clearly more than 7K) for more than 50,000 tests done on June 17 with a nationwide positivity rate of 11.5%. The active cases continue to hover around 60,000 per day.
There were 153 new deaths reported today places the case fatality ratio steady at 1.82%.
While CALABARZON remains to lead among regions with NCR in second, Western Visayas is turning up a storm as it reports close to 800 new cases.
Among the LGUs in NCR, Quezon City marks more than 200 cases again while the other cities continue to report double digits only, with Navotas reporting only 5 cases. In spite of this, 7 of 17 LGUs in NCR still managed to land in the top twenty cities with most cases.
On a provincial level, it is Laguna that continued to pour in the cases and lead the provinces with most cases for the day, followed by Negros Occidental and Davao Region.
Among all LGUs in the country, Davao City continued to lead in number of cases, followed by Quezon City, Cagayan de Oro, Iloilo City, and Bacolod City to close the top five.