Lower new cases at 3,604 for 07.13.2021

Based on the Health Agency report for the day, the Philippines records lower cases based on close to 30,000 tests done last July 11, a Sunday. Positivity rate is still above 10%. With more new recoveries than new cases, the active cases are now at close to 47,000.

Seventy seven new deaths announced today make the case fatality ratio for outcomes remain at 1.82%.

The low cases on a Tuesday came as a shocker for one region – Central Visayas – taking the lead away from NCR plus. It led not only by region, but Cebu province was number one among the top ten provinces. Cebu City, the crown jewel in the south came in second among all LGUs in the country.

The province of Cebu had three cities in the top ten – Cebu City, Lapu-Lapu City and Mandaue City.

Davao City remained in the lead among LGUs, while NCR saw all it’s LGUs reporting double digit cases. The City of Manila had the highest number of cases in Mega Manila for the day. Five of 17 LGUs in NCR were among the top twenty cities today.

The region to watch is Ilocos Region, which saw a significant rise in cases and in ranking among regions.

OCTA MONITORING REPORT UPDATE

The OCTA Monitoring Report for July 13 spotlights on the cases in the National Capital Region. With a steady trend of 634 new cases per day for the period July 6-12, this is a tiny bit lower than the previous week’s average. The Rt is at 0.93 and inches up a bit as well.. Using the ADAR (average daily attack rate or incidence rate), NCR overall has 4.59 per 100,000 daily. Positivity rate is still at 6%.

Cities that are seeing more than 5 per 100,000 daily are Parañaque, Taguig, Pasay, Mandaluyong, Muntinlupa, Pasig, Las Piñas, San Juan and Makati.

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