No deaths (?!?!) and the data of 09.24.2021

The Health Agency reports 18,659 new cases as the active cases are up at more than 175,000 again.

There were more than 76,000 tests done on September 22 with much lower positivity at 24.2%.

There were no deaths reported today as the Health Agency reports another technical glitch in the CovidKaya program of the agency. Of course, we expect the deaths to pour in when CovidKaya is up and running.

The data from Prof. Guido David is shown in the table below, where all the 17 LGUs in the NCR’s average cases, growth rate, reproduction rate and incidence rate. The cities of Quezon City, Mandaluyong and San Juan have Rt >1.0. The overall Rt of the region is at 0.97 with a general negative growth rate.

The NCR reported a decent 24% of the total share of new COVID19 cases in the country today. Five other regions continued to report four digits: CALABARZON, Central Luzon, Cagayan Valley, Ilocos Region, and Davao Region.

On a provincial level, Cavite maintained its lead, while three other provinces in CALABARZON were among the top ten. They were: Laguna, Rizal and Batangas.

Twelve of 17 LGUs in NCR were among the top twenty cities/municipalities with most cases for the day. Four LGUs from Region IVA were in the list, together with Davao City, Baguio City, Zamboanga City and Iloilo City.

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