4701 new cases, 18.8% positivity on 08.05.2022

The Health Agency announces a new high positivity rate of 18.8% and a new high since February 2022 of 4701 new cases with 1 death added today.

It was Cavite and Laguna that led the haul with 423 and 348 new cases today. Other provinces with triple digits were: Rizal 182, Pampanga 149, Batangas 108, Bulacan 106, Iloilo 145, Cebu 188, Davao del Sur 113, Pangasinan 128.

Those with double digits outside of NCR were: Quezon Province 92, Bataan 53, Nueva Ecija 89, Tarlac 69, Zambales 26, Negros Occidental 44, Aklan 17, Cadiz 38, Antique 22, Bohol 25, Cagayan Province 94, Isabela 59, Nueva Vizcaya 18, Quirino Province 20, Davao del Norte 14, Davao de Oro 19, Ilocos Norte 23, Ilocos Sur 24, Baguio CIty 81, Benguet 26, Kalinga 29, Mountain Province 11, Bukidnon 29, Cagayan de Oro City 37, Misamis Oriental 19, South Cotabato 21, Sultan Kudarat 10, Camarines Sur 10, Albay 32, Sorsogon 14, Naga City 34, Camarines Norte 25, Zamboanga del Sur 32, Zamboanga del Norte 22, Leyte 12, Surigao del Sur 10, Surigao del Norte 10, Oriental Mindoro 30, Palawan 41, Cotabato City 14.

Healthcare Utilization on the national level is at 25.9% for ICU and 29.93% for non ICU cases.

In the National Capital Region where the epicenter of the surge is, the ICU utilization is up at 33.64%, with non ICU utilization at 40.74%, mainly driven by the fact that all the LGUs have closed their isolation facilities already.

In NCR, five LGUs continued to report triple numbers with Quezon City leading with 278 cases, Manila 188, Makati 125, Pasig 118 and Parañaque 110 rounded up the triple digit contributors. Ten LGUs had double digits: Taguig 97, Las Piñas 87, Pasay City 71, Mandaluyong 70, Muntinlupa 49, Marikina 42, Caloocan 40, Valenzuela 25, San Juan 19, and Malabon 13.

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