The week of May May 9-15, 2022 saw 1,118 new cases or practically no movement from the previous week (May 2-8, 2022). The 7-day average was at 160 cases/day this week or only 0.3% lower compared to the previous week. There were 16 deaths added to this week (compared to 42 the previous week) and 14 cases this week that were classified as severe or critical (same as the previous week.).
Hospital bed utilization was up at 17.5% for non-ICU bed (vs. 15.7% the previous week), and down at 15.6% (vs 16.8% the previous week). Severe and critical admissions are also down at 588 (compared to 611 the week before).
Vaccination rate is slow this this past week (considering that it covered the election period), which saw only an additional 227,272 additional fully vaccinated individuals and a little less than 166,000 people who received additional booster doses.
The Health Agency announces 160 new cases and 3 added deaths today, May 16, 2022.
The NCR owned 63 (or close to 40%) of today’s cases led by Quezon City with 15 cases. All other LGUs in Mega Manila had single digit numbers and 7 LGUs had zero covid. The latter were: Valenzuela, Mandaluyong, Marikina, Malabon, Navotas, San Juan and Pateros.
Outside of NCR, no province reported double digits today.