NCR positivity fee at 17.9%; peak nonetheless unclear

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 13)— The COVID-19 positivity fee in Metro Manila stood at 17.9% as of Aug. 11, the OCTA Analysis Group stated Saturday, because it famous a “slight” rise previously days.

In a social media submit, OCTA Analysis fellow Dr. Guido David stated it stays unclear whether or not the capital area’s positivity fee — which refers to the proportion of examined individuals with optimistic outcomes — has already reached its peak.

“With slight will increase over the previous three days, it just isn’t but clear if the positivity fee has already peaked within the NCR, however the trendline seems to be flat in the intervening time,” David wrote on Twitter.

The World Well being Group has set a positivity fee benchmark of under 5%.

The unbiased COVID-19 watchdog earlier projected that circumstances in Metro Manila might peak by subsequent week, citing decreases in a number of indicators.

The area stays at average danger for COVID-19, in line with the Division of Well being.



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