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The National Capital Region (NCR) is now at low risk classification for Covid-19 transmission, independent research group OCTA reports.
"NCR and Quezon are now at low risk as of February 9 (based on Covidactnow metrics) while Batangas, Cavite, Laguna and Rizal remained at moderate risk. The public is advised to continue observing health protocols," OCTA Research fellow Dr. Guido David wrote on Twitter, Thursday.
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Moreover, Metro Manila's positivity rate decreased to 9.1%, per David.
The average daily attack rate (ADAR), or the average number of new cases in a period per 100,000 people, was 6.67.
The hospital utilization rate in the region also improved to 29.6%. The intensive care unit (ICU) utilization rate was also lower 32%.
The total number of cases in the country as of Wednesday, Feb. 9 is at 3,623,176 after 3,651 new cases were confirmed. Deaths now at 54,690 after 69 new fatalities were reported, while recoveries now at 3,472,160 after additional 12,834.