With 20,745 new cases announced today, the 7-day average cases for the country is around 20,500 new daily cases. The active cases remain high at over 180,000.
Tests done on September 11 was close to 72,000 with a slightly lower positivity rate of 26.7% (nevertheless still critically high).
New deaths today are 163, with the case fatality ratio for outcomes steady at 1.71%.
With the upcoming new classification for lockdowns to be implemented in the NCR, Mega Manila continued to account for more than one-fourth (28%) of the cases in the country. NCR plus owned 62% of the total share. Again, all regions outside of NCR plus had triple digit cases.
The provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Rizal, Bulacan and Batangas continued to lead on a provincial level.
On a LGU level, 13 of 17 LGUs in NCR now are in the top twenty cities/municipalities with most cases. Five LGUs in CALABARZON also make it to the list.