4533 new cases and 27 added deaths for 08.11.2022

The Health Agency announces 4533 new cases with 27 added deaths today. The positivity rate is up at 18.3%. The National Capital Region accounted for 27% (1226) of the cases for the day.

The haul today was led by Cavite with 308 cases. The provinces and HUCs outside of NCR with triple digits were: Laguna 266, Rizal 156, Batangas 137, Bulacan 155, Pampanga 107, Nueva Ecija 102, Iloilo 170, Cebu 148, Isabela 104, Pangasinan 121. Double digits were seen in the following provinces and HUCs: Quezon Province 93, Bataan 53, Tarlac 78, Zambales 21, Negros Occidental 52, Aklan 19, Cadiz 30, Antique 39, Negros Oriental 15, Bohol 26, Cagayan Province 97, Nueva Vizcaya 15, Davao del Sur 82, Davao del Norte 18, Ilocos Norte 15, Ilocos Sur 38, Baguio City 75, Benguet 39, Kalinga 44, Ifugao 22, Mountain Province 12, Abra 15, Bukidnon 43, Cagayan de Oro City 37, Misamis Oriental 27, Misamis Occidental 16, South Cotabato 12, General Santos 12, North Cotabato 24, Sarangani 10, Camarines Sur 26, Albay 42, Naga City 31, Sorsogon 13, Zamboanga del Sur 47, Leyte 19, Agusan del Sur 28, Butuan City 20, Surigao del Sur 17, Mindoro Oriental 26, Palawan 18, and Maguindanao 11.

The National Capital Region was led by four LGUs with triple digits: Quezon City 302, Manila 159, Parañaque 113 and Makati 100. Those with double digits were: Pasig 93, Las Piñas 82, Taguig 68, Muntinlupa 58, Pasay City 53, Caloocan 46, Marikina 42, Valenzuela and Mandaluyong with 37 each, and San Juan 17.

Today, Batanes saw its first COVID-19 case in a very long time.

ICU utilization was at 28.17% and non ICU utilization at 30.1% in the country. In the National Capital Region, where the bulk of healthcare facilities are, ICU utilization is at 33.2% and non ICU utilization at 36.9%. The non ICU use is due to the fact that all the local government units have shut down all their isolation centers. As the cases continue to rise, the healthcare utilization continues to be affected, although not as severely as in the last delta surge.

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