With the NCR and Regions IVA and III seeing lower cases, the Health Agency announces 15,789 new cases based on 48,725 tests with 35.8% positivity last January 24. As more recoveries are announced, the number of active cases drop to 230,000. Close to 98% of the active cases are mild or asymptomatic.
Healthcare utilization in NCR is now at low risk as the numbers continue to slide, while it remains at over-all moderate risk in the country.
There are 66 deaths announced today.
CALABARZON continued its second day streak with most number of cases today with 2461. This was followed by NCR with 2455 (15.5%) cases. In Mega Manila, Quezon City kept the lead with 452 cases followed by Parañaque 294, Manila 271, Makati 244 and Pasig 201. All other LGUs had less than 200 cases.
Among all LGUs in the country, Davao City led with 570 cases or >50% of the 1031 cases in Davao Region.
Regions outside NCR and CALABARZON with four digits are: Central Luzon 1335, Western Visayas 1366, Central Visayas 1557, and Davao Region.
Among the ROFs (returning overseas Filipinos), 62 were reported to have COVID19.