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Daily Covid-19 Cases In NCR May Rise Up To 500 By End Of June

Daily Covid-19 Cases In NCR May Rise Up To 500 By End Of June

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The latest Covid-19 situation in the National Capital Region (NCR) is “more concerning” compared to the uptick in cases during the previous week, OCTA Research fellow Dr. Guido David said Tuesday.

On Monday alone, the country recorded 188 new active Covid-19 cases.

David said there’s a possibility that new cases may increase by up to 200 to 300 per day.

“In fact, our projection by end of June baka umabot na siya ng mga (is it might reach) 400 to 500,” he said during a televised public briefing.

David cited the spike in Covid-19 cases this week reached 53 percent, much higher than the average 10 percent recorded in the previous weeks.

“From 10 percent to 53 percent, so, iyong seven-day average ng bilang ng kaso [ay] tumaas from 86 to 131 cases per day tapos iyong reproduction number sa NCR ay nasa 1.59 percent na (our number of cases on a seven-day average has increased from 86 to 131 cases per day while the reproduction number in NCR is now at 1.59 percent),” he said.

However, NCR’s bed occupancy is still at low risk with just 23 percent of Covid-19 beds and 18 percent of intensive care units occupied.

Meanwhile, positivity rate in the region increased from 2.2 percent to 2.7 percent in just one week, David noted. (PNA)

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