The week in review and the data for 05.30.2022

The Health Agency reveals its weekly summary today with 1,317 new cases for the week of May 23-29, 2022. This is up from 1,214 cases for the week of May 16-22 (or an 8.8% increase in cases). There were 12 severe and critical cases and the good news was that there was no death added to the week (unlike the 6 deaths the week before).

Non ICU bed utilization is at 17.2% (which was 17.4% the week before) and ICU bed utilization is at 16.8%, up from the past week of 15.4%. Severe and critical admissions are slightly down 679 cases from 718 cases the past week.

Vaccine accomplishment is at 77% for the fully vaccinated and 77.29% for the A2 population.

With only a little less than 12,700 individuals tested on May 29, the positivity rate remains at 1.2%. The Health Agency announces 197 new cases with no added deaths today. The NCR owned almost half (49.2%) of today’s cases. Four LGUs in Mega Manila had double digits, led by Makati City with 20 cases, Manila with 16, Quezon City with 15 and Taguig with 10. Three LGUs had zero covid. They were: Pateros, Valenzuela and Navotas.

Outside of NCR, only one province had double digits – Rizal – with 11 cases.

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