COVID-19 reproduction number in Metro Manila down to 0.50 -- OCTA

1/29/2022 7:00:00 AM

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Metro Manila’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) reproduction number, or the average number of secondary infections by each infected individual, dropped further to 0.50, the independent research group OCTA said on Saturday, Jan. 29.

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(DR. GUIDO DAVID / TWITTER)Metro Manila’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) reproduction number, or the average number of secondary infections by each infected individual, dropped further to 0.50, the independent research group OCTA said on Saturday, Jan. 29.

In a tweet, OCTA fellow Dr. Guido David noted that the decrease in daily reported cases has slowed down but is still tracking below the projections issued by OCTA on Jan. 20.“While the decrease in new cases in the NCR [National Capital Region] has slowed down, as can be observed by the nearly flat trend of the past four days, the reproduction number decreased to 0.50 while the one-week growth rate was -69 percent,” David said.

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Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz (DR.Analou de Vera (FILE PHOTO) The Department of Health (DOH) said that Metro Manila is now under the “moderate” risk classification after a decreasing trend of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases was observed in recent days.(JUAN CARLO DE VELA / MANILA BULLETIN) In a taped report, DOST Secretary Fortunato “Boy” T..

GUIDO DAVID / TWITTER) Metro Manila’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) reproduction number, or the average number of secondary infections by each infected individual, dropped further to 0.50, the independent research group OCTA said on Saturday, Jan. Bumababa na po ng husto ang ating mga kaso at nakarating na tayo sa moderate case classification (NCR is now at moderate-risk since yesterday. 29. Included in list of trial sites are Philippine General Hospital, Lung Center of the Philippines, Makati Medical Center, Quirino Memorial Center, St. In a tweet, OCTA fellow Dr. 28. Guido David noted that the decrease in daily reported cases has slowed down but is still tracking below the projections issued by OCTA on Jan.

20. “Ngayon, ang average ng National Capital Region is just at 4,398—seven-day moving average for their daily case as compared to last week—ang ating average nun was about 13,298. 30 and targets to recruit 15,000 participants. “While the decrease in new cases in the NCR [National Capital Region] has slowed down, as can be observed by the nearly flat trend of the past four days, the reproduction number decreased to 0.50 while the one-week growth rate was -69 percent,” David said. So, we already have a significant decline),” she added. Citing the data of the Department of Health, David said that Metro Manila on Friday, Jan. 28, reported 2,256 COVID-19 cases–the lowest daily number since Dec. Despite this improvement, Vergeire reminded residents of Metro Manila and its neighboring provinces not to let their guards down.

31, 2021, when cases were starting to surge in Metro Manila. Moreover, the region registered a seven-day positivity rate of 21 percent, which is lower than the previous week. VisMin situation However, Vergeire said Visayas and Mindanao are currently experiencing a spike in COVID-19 cases. David said that Metro Manila’s risk classification is “expected to improve to moderate risk by Jan. 29,” based on the internationally-developed COVID Act Now indicators. Specific talagang mataas ang kaso ngayon sa Region 7, 6, and 11 (We are still monitoring some areas especially in Visayas and Mindanao where we are now seeing an increase in cases. “A low-risk classification will depend on how quickly cases decrease below 1,000 per day,” he added.

However, David reminded the public to continue to strictly comply with health protocols to “sustain the downward momentum. The DOH spokesperson said there is no reason for people in Visayas and Mindanao to panic.” .