3580 new cases and 50 added deaths on 08.24.2022

Cases today were 100% higher than yesterday as the Health Agency announces 3580 new cases. It was also the highest number of deaths since May 2022, where 50 deaths were announced today. Positivity rate is at 14.2% (up 0.4% from yesterday). Today’s numbers is an unusual jump from the past Wednesdays following the low Tuesday data.

Today’s cases were led by Quezon City that reported 281 cases. Three other LGUs with triple digits were: Manila 158, Makati 119, Parañaque 103. Double digits came from 11 other LGUs: Taguig 87, Pasig 76, Las Piñas 60, Pasay City 59, Mandaluyong 50, Caloocan 48, Muntinlupa 47, Marikina 42, Valenzuela 35, San Juan 16 and Malabon 14.

Outside of NCR, six Provinces reported triple digits. They were: Cavite 180, Laguna 139, Rizal 130, Davao del Sur 119, Bulacan 113 and Cebu 106.

The provinces and HUCs with more than 50 cases but less than 100 were: Iloilo 98, Batangas 93, Cagayan de Oro City 73, Negros Occidental 70, Pampanga 63, Nueva Ecija 61, Pangasinan 57, Baguio City 55, Cagayan Province 53 and Isabela 52.

We reiterate that these daily new cases are from RT-PCR results only and do not include those that test positive on rapid antigen.

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