NCR at low risk for Covid-19 based on metrics: OCTA - TrueID

NCR at low risk for Covid-19 based on metrics: OCTA

Philippine News AgencyOctober 26, 2021

MANILA – The OCTA Research Group on Tuesday said the National Capital Region (NCR) is now classified as low risk for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) “based on metrics”.

In its latest report, the group noted that the positivity rate in the NCR decreased to 6 percent while its average daily attack rate (ADAR) decreased to less than seven per 100,000 population.

“The seven-day average decreased to 901, from 1,405 the previous week. HCUR (healthcare utilization rate) in the NCR decreased to 35 percent while ICU (intensive care unit) utilization was at 46 percent,” it said.

From OCTA Research Group

The local government units (LGUs) which are classified as low risk include Navotas, Malabon, Caloocan, Pateros, Muntinlupa, Las Piñas, Manila, Quezon City, Taguig, Marikina, Makati, Pasay, Parañaque and Pasig.

However, there are three LGUs that are classified as moderate risk due to their above 10 per 100,000 ADAR -- Mandaluyong with 10.50; San Juan, 10.57; and Valenzuela, 11.15.

NCR’s daily average number of new Covid-19 cases from October 19-25 is 901. Its one-week growth rate is -- 36 percent with a reproduction number of 0.49 as of October 25. (PNA)

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