It just keeps us surprised and the data on 09.03.2021

It was expected. You should not be surprised anymore. It will be quite awhile before we see quadruple digits. In the meantime, we need to get used to the more than five digit numbers in cases in the Philippines.

The Health Agency reports 20,310 new cases, our second highest in the pandemic, pushing the active cases close to 160,000.

On September 1, more than 67,000 tests were done with another all time high in positivity rate at 27.4%.

With 193 deaths reported today, the case fatality ratio for outcomes is at 1.80%.

Four regions reported quadruple digits – NCR, CALABARZON, Central Luzon and Davao Region. NCR plus accounted for 62% of the cases in the country for the day.

Cavite, Laguna and Bulacan had quadruple digits on a provincial level.

Twelve of 17 LGUs in NCR were in the top twenty LGUs with most cases today. Three cities in Cavite, 1 from Laguna and 1 from Rizal were among the LGUs in the CALABARZON region in the top 20 list. Iloilo City is back in the top twenty today as Western Visayas reported a rise in cases,

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