The week for August 8-14, 2022 closed with 28,008 cases or 3% higher than the week of August 1-7. This is an average of 4001 cases/day. Severe and critical cases were up at 101 while 229 deaths were added this past week. Of these deaths 98 (43%) were recent (occurring from August 1-14). Hospital utilization rate was at 30.9% for non ICU and 28% for ICU care.
The Health Agency announces announces 3484 new cases today with 42 added deaths and the positivity rate is reset. The positivity rate today is at 14.8%. NCR owned close to one-third of the cases for the day.
In NCR, Quezon City led the haul with 241 cases followed by Manila 148, Makati 117 and Parañaque 103.
Triple digits outside of NCR (provinces and HUCs) were: Cavite 267, Laguna 201, Bulacan 121, Cebu 110, and Rizal and Batangas with 106 cases each.