With 3 laboratories failing to submit results on July 8, 2021, the Health Agency reports 5,675 new cases from over 50,000 tests and an 11% positivity rate for that date. The number of active cases is a notch below 50,000 with more recoveries today.
A total of 96 new deaths were announced today. The case fatality ratio for outcomes remains steady at 1.82%.
The current 7-day average of new cases is 5,275 and 107 new deaths for the Philippines.
Western Visayas leads over all regions today, with cases pouring in from Iloilo and Negros Occidental provinces. NCR, CALABARZON, Davao Region and Central Visayas round up with the top five with more than 500 new cases apiece.
Davao del Sur continued to top the provinces in number of new cases and Davao City among LGUs in the country. Davao City had more cases than the top three LGUs in NCR – Quezon City, City of Manila and Pasig City – combined.
Six of 17 LGUs in NCR are among the top 20 cities with most cases today, while we are seeding a heady mix of LGUs in the top twenty list including Tagbilaran (in Bohol), San Fernando (La Union), and Kalibo (in Aklan).
In NCR, Quezon City continued its triple digit reports and stayed in number one.