The Health Agency announces 409 new cases today with nine (9) added deaths, as the positivity rate continued to climb (as well as the reproduction number).
The National Capital Region accounted for 218 of the cases (53.3%), with 7 LGUs reporting double digits. These were: Quezon City 66, Manila 26, Makati 24, Parañaque 22, Pasig 17, Taguig 15, and Pasay City 13. Only Malabon had zero covid today.
Outside of NCR, the following provinces reported double digits: Cavite 24, Rizal 14, Laguna and Batangas with 10 each, Bulacan 16, Iloilo 18, and Cebu 14.
Other areas that saw a bump up in cases were: Isabela 5, Davao City 7, Pangasinan 7, and South Cotabato 6.
The 7 day positivity rate is on an increase as it moves quickly from 3.8% yesterday to 4.5% today.