The Health Agency announces 1283 new cases as testing remained low at a little more than 11,000 tests done last December 01 to yield a positivity rate of 12.2%. There were 24 added deaths today.
NCR continued to take the haul with 457 new cases or 36% of the overall share for the day. And the numbers are even underestimated or under reported.
Today’s haul in the NCR was led by Quezon City with 88 cases followed by Manila with 66. This was followed by Makati 43, Pasig 40, Parañaque 32, Muntinlupa 29, Caloocan 28, Taguig 26, Mandaluyong and Valenzuela 19 each, Las Piñas 18, Pasay City 12, Marikina 11 and Navotas 10.
In the provinces, Cebu led the haul with 68 cases followed by Cavite 62, Cagayan 46, Isabela 43, Rizal 41, Laguna 40, Bulacan and Nueva Vizcaya with 31 each.
The surprise high numbers for the day came from Camarines Norte and Zamboanga del Norte that had 21 cases each.
Data and graph above is care of Professor Guido David and shows a continued rise in the positivity rate of the National Capital Region.