The Health Agency reports 300 more cases today than the previous day with 2,656 new cases today, enough to break the 2.8M mark. With more than 5000 recoveries, the active cases drop to less than 35,000.
Close to 50,000 tests were done last November 4, with a positivity rate at 5.6%, lower than the previous days.
There are 154 new deaths announced today, bringing the case fatality rate for outcomes to 1.59%.
While NCR continued to lead among regions with 454 (17%) new cases today, it was Cagayan Valley who saw an increase as the delayed reports from that region came in today. Central Luzon, Central Visayas and CALABARZON reported more than 200 cases.
On a provincial level, Negros Oriental led the pack, with 4 provinces in Northern Luzon in the top 10. The are: Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Benguet and Pangasinan.
At the level of the LGU, Quezon City was the only city or municipality that reported triple digits. As a matter of fact, its 116 cases accounted for 26% of the cases in the National Capital Region – the biggest contributor to the share of cases in Mega Manila. Nine of 17 LGUs in the top 20 list are from NCR. The fewest cases on an LGU level was 19 today. Which means that if your city or municipality reports more than 19 cases, you’re most likely to be in the top 20 list. In the top ten LGUs, 4 were from NCR while 6 were from LGUs outside of NCR. Five LGUs in the top 20 are from Northern Luzon.