The Health Agency announces 585 new cases today, with no added deaths. NCR accounted for 266 of the cases as the positivity rate is on a slight uptick at 3%.
In NCR, 7 LGUs had double digits today, with Quezon City remaining in the forefront with 68 cases. Others with double numbers were: Makati 39, Manila 33, Pasig 24, Parañaque 22, Mandaluyong 19, and Taguig 16. While other LGUs saw single digits, majority of them were 5 or more cases. Only Pateros had zero covid today.
Outside of the NCR, CALABARZON breached 100 cases with 103 new cases added today. This was led by Cavite with 43, Rizal 25, Laguna 24, Batangas 10 and Quezon 3.
Other provinces with double digits were: Bulacan 26, Pampanga 13, Iloilo 29 (city 17, province 12), Negros Occidental 10 (with half coming from Bacolod City), Cebu 14 (with 5 coming from Cebu City), and Palawan 10.
Other provinces/HUCs which saw slight upticks were: Maguindanao 5, Southern Leyte 5, South Cotabato 8, and Pangasinan 8.