The week in review and the data for 08.08.2022

The Health Agency announces the summary for the week August 1-7, 2022, where 27331 new cases were reported. This is an increase of 13% of cases from the week of July 25 – 31, 2022 where 24100 cases were reported. This puts the 7-day average of the Philippines close to 4,000 new daily cases (3,904). Of the cases this week, 76 were severe and critical. There were 80 added deaths this week with 32 of these deaths or 40% occurring recently (from July 25 – August 7, 2022).

Hospital utilization rate is up with non ICU bed utilization at 30.9% (6648 of 21548 beds) compared to the previous week of 29.5% (6505 of 22051 beds). ICU bed utilization is also up at 24.8% (624 of 2514 beds) compared to 23.3% the previous week (601 of 2583 beds). Total severe and critical admission is at 772 compared to 744 the previous week.

While vaccination accomplishment is slightly up, fully vaccinated individuals is still lagging considering that the vaccination coverage has already been expanded to 5 years old and up. This means that the baseline target population should include the 5 years and up.

Positivity rate this week ended at 18.7%.

Today, the Health Agency announces 4203 new cases with 30 added deaths and the positivity is reset to 16.5% for the start of the week. The NCR owned 34.5% of the cases for the day with 1452 new cases.

The day was led with 15 of 17 LGUs in NCR hauling triple and double digits. Triple digit haulers was led by Quezon City with 314 cases. Others were: Taguig 187, Manila 166, Las Piñas 119, Makati 116, Parañaque 100. Double digit contributors were: Pasig 90, Pasay City 73, Mandaluyong 68, Muntinlupa 52, Marikina 49, Valenzuela 38, Caloocan 33, San Juan 25, Malabon 13.

Outside of NCR, the following provinces/HUCs had triple digits, led by Laguna with 274 cases. This rest were: Cavite 248, Rizal 166, Bulacan 136, Pampanga 121, Cebu 178, Isabela 102 and Pangasinan 123. Provinces/HUCs with double digits today were: Batangas 94, Quezon Province 37, Bataan 60, Nueva Ecija 65, Tarlac 23, Zambales 14, Iloilo 74, Negros Occidental 66, Aklan 20, Cadiz 16, Negros Oriental 17, Bohol 22, Cagayan Province 68, Nueva Vizcaya 83, Davao del Sur 74, Davao del Norte 12, Ilocos Norte 13, Ilocos Sur 30, Baguio City 71, Benguet 30, Abra 16, Bukidnon 21, Cagayan de Oro City 27, Misamis Oriental 11, Misamis Occidental 24, South Cotabato 14, General Santos 10, Camarines Sur 35, Albay 20, Naga City 27, Camarines Norte 19, Zamboanga del Sur 51, Leyte 15, Tacloban City 14, Agusan del Sur 20, Butuan City 10, Surigao del Sur 18, Oriental Mindoro 14 and Palawan 12.

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