MANILA, Philippines – The “growth change” of cases of coronavirus disease in Manila decreased by 17 percent, which means that the number of new cases is decreasing in the capital, according to the Department of Health (DOH).
The data were derived by comparing COVID-19 case data from June 8 to June 21 and from June 22 to July 5.
Apart from this, DOH also reported that the doubling time of COVID-19 in Manila decreased to 9.14 days. Fall doubling time means the time when new cases increase twice.
NTF chief implementer Carlito Galvez Jr. In the meantime, praised the Manila government for its COVID-19 efforts, especially its early detection of cases of coronavirus disease.
“When we see the large number of COVID-1
(While we see the increase in COVID-19 cases, we are convinced of massive testing and early detection and prevention.)
“Manila is a model that we see how important the mayors’ leadership is. There will be vision and direction, ”he said.
(Manila is one of our models and we see the importance of leadership for mayor. There will be vision and direction.)
While recognizing the assessment in Manila, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno said there should be no “high expectations” as the COVID-19 threat still exists.
“So far, this is a modest assessment, both in terms of numbers, in terms of capacity Manila is still ahead of COVID. But do not take high expectations. There is still danger, “he said mixed in Filipino and English during the press conference.
Manila currently has its own test facility in Sta. Ana Hospital, which has helped detect and isolate COVID-19 patients in the capital.
To date, Manila has published 3,128 cases of COVID-19 with 165 deaths and 1,532 recoveries.
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