The 7-day average in the Philippines has dropped to 2,816, its lowest since March 2021. The National Capital Region also sees a decline in the 7-day average to less than 500 cases/day.
Backlog data gradually build up and get reported during the weekends.
The Health Agency reports 2,376 new cases today, up by around 500 cases from yesterday.
Tests done last November 3 was more than 44,000 with a 6.5% positivity. Total active cases remain at around 37,000.
Additional 260 deaths are added today with deaths now exceeding the 44,000 mark.
NCR accounted for almost 20% of today’s cases with 378 new cases. Central Visayas came in second, followed by CALABARZON with 209 and 201 cases, respectively.
Negros Oriental, Negros Occidental and Zamboanga del Sur were the top three provinces with most cases and together with Cagayan reported triple digits.
On an LGU level, 19 cases in an LGU meant that they would be in the top 20 LGUs with most cases for the day. This is why 10 of 17 LGUs in NCR are in the top 20 list. In the top 10, however, 7 of the 10 in this group were from LGUs outside of NCR. Zamboanga City took the overall lead among LGUs with most cases. The rest in the top 10 are: Davao City, Dumaguete City, Pudtol (Apayao), Bacolod City, Puerto Princesa City, and Baguio City.