After the glitches left and right from the Health Agency, and the very late night report for yesterday’s cases, the Department of Health reports 13,846 new cases today. With close to 40,000 that have recovered, the active cases are also down to a little more than 130,000.
On September 26, there were 47,430 tests with a high 24.1% positivity rate.
New deaths reported today were 91. This puts the case fatality ratio for outcomes at 1.57%.
Notice also in the active cases, the very large asymptomatic cases – 16.4!
For the second straight day, NCR accounted for a low 20% of the total cases in the country. While there are four other regions with quadruple digits, it is Cagayan Valley and the Cordillera Administrative Regions that is seeing a large rise in cases.
Benguet and Cagayan now lead on a provincial level, with Benguet for the first time reporting four digit numbers.
Even on a local level, Baguio City shot up to number 2, next to Quezon City, with 537 cases for the day. Ten of 17 LGUs in NCR were among the top 20 cities/municipalities for the day, while Davao City, Zamboanga City, Bacoor City (Cavite) and La Trinidad (Benguet) joined the top ten list.