The Health Agency announces 225 new cases today with 1 death (from the NCR). Half of the cases today are from NCR with 112 cases. Positivity rate in the country is up at 1.2% from 1.1%.
In the NCR, it is the City of Makati that led the double digit haul in this region with 24 new cases. Other LGUs with double digits were: Quezon City 18 and Manila 12. Many LGUs in Mega Manila, while reporting single digits reported slightly higher than usual numbers. These were: Pasig, Parañaque, Pasay, Mandaluyong with 8 cases apiece and Las Piñas with 9 new cases today. Five LGUs had zero covid. These were: Marikina, Malabon, Navotas, San Juan and Pateros.
Outside of NCR, it was the provinces of Cavite and Laguna that had double digits. Cavite had 20 while Laguna reported 14 cases today. Remember, when NCR sees an uptick, the immediate provinces in the border of the National Capital Region will follow.