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OCTA projects downward trend in NCR cases

OCTA projects downward trend in NCR cases.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepApr 12th, 2021

Metro Manila sees downward trend in cases, but too early to ease curbs — OCTA

OCTA Research on Sunday said Metro Manila saw a downward trend in new COVID-19 cases last week, but cautioned against easing quarantine restrictions in the capital region by May......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 25th, 2021

COVID-19 cases in Philippines may reach 1M before end-April — OCTA Research

In a public briefing Monday, OCTA Research fellow Guido David said new cases may still climb to 11,000 to 12,000 a day “for the next week or so until we see a downward trend.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 5th, 2021

Philippines may see uptick in COVID-19 cases as holidays near — OCTA Research

Professor Guido David urged the public to maintain the downward trend of COVID-19 cases by strictly following health protocols such as wearing of face masks and shields and observing physical distance—measures that are critical in curbing the spread of the virus......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 5th, 2020

MMDA: Strict health measures led to COVID-19 dip

On the same day that the country recorded more than 200,000 active COVID-19 cases, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority lauded the “downward trend” of the virus’ growth rate in the region......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 18th, 2021

Covid-19 cases surge in NCR

The Octa Research Group on Tuesday expressed concern on the surge in Covid-19 cases in the National Capital Region, warning that the reproduction number is on an increasing trend and reversing it could be difficult. On Tuesday, the country logged 2,067 new virus cases, pushing the overall tally to 580,442. The group, which had tracked […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

How community-led projects kept the urban poor afloat amid COVID-19

Healthcare professionals and researchers, such as the OCTA research group of the University of the Philippines, have called for better access to social amelioration program especially for the poor. If not, they said, coronavirus cases in the country could skyrocket......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 20th, 2021

COVID-19 cases steadily increasing after holidays

Almost three weeks after the holiday season, the number of COVID-19 cases is still on an upward trend in some parts of the country, according to the OCTA Research Group......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 20th, 2021

Experts observe upward trend in NCR’s COVID-19 cases

  BY ALEXANDRIA SAN JUAN     More people in Metro Manila are being infected with the virus which causes the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as experts noted an upward trend in the number of cases in the region over the past week. In its latest monitoring report released on Tuesday, the OCTA Research Team also […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021

Gov t must intensify fight vs COVID-19 after upward trend in cases seen — OCTA

“There is a clear upward trend now… and if this upward trend continues, the local governments will need to implement measures to reverse this direction before the pandemic gets out of hand,” the OCTA Research Team said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021

Expert projects PH COVID-19 cases to reach 410,000 by October

The Philippines’ tally of COVID-19 cases is projected to reach the 380,000 to 410,000 mark by October due to a surge of cases occurring in areas mostly outside of Metro Manila, an expert said on Monday. OCTA Research team member Dr. Guido David said that this was because in general, they are still seeing around […] The post Expert projects PH COVID-19 cases to reach 410,000 by October appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 28th, 2020

Stay vigilant vs COVID-19, Robredo urges public

While she is hopeful about the country’s decreasing coronavirus cases, Vice President Leni Robredo said this should not be a reason for Filipinos to be complacent and they must continue to be vigilant against COVID-19. Vice-President Leni Robredo (OVP / Facebook / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Robredo, in a Facebook post, said the people must maintain all the necessary precautionary measures and health protocols despite the improving COVID-19 situation. These include wearing face masks and face shields, frequent hand washing, and maintaining physical distancing from each other in public places. “While the numbers give us hope, this is no time to relax or be complacent,” the opposition leader said. ”Let us also pray fervently that all who are sick and those afflicted by the virus will get well soon and that our frontliners will be cloaked in the mantle of protection,” she added. “Kaya natin ‘to (We can do this),” Robredo stressed. The vice president issued a reminder to the public as the country has started to flatten the curve with the low number of COVID-19 cases’ reproduction number. The latest Department of Health (DOH) data showed the reproduction number was below 0.9. Robredo believed the current downward trend is the end result of the two-week modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) that was implemented in Metro Manila and nearby provinces last month. “Our medical experts were right to demand for a two-week MECQ. We’re seeing the fruits of that now,” she said......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsSep 9th, 2020

Minglanilla’s active cases down to 19 on Aug. 28

CEBU CITY, Philippines – With fewer cases reported in the past few days, the number of active cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Minglanilla town is now on a downward trend. As of Friday evening, August 28, local officials from this first-class municipality located approximately 20 kilometers south of Cebu City reported on […] The post Minglanilla’s active cases down to 19 on Aug. 28 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 29th, 2020

Iran: Virus deaths pass 4,000 but cases dropping

Iran’s health ministry on Thursday said 117 new deaths from the novel coronavirus took the total to 4,110 in one of the countries worst hit by the pandemic. But ministry spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said the latest figures showed there was a downward trend in the number of new coronavirus infections. “Today we are clearly seeing […] The post Iran: Virus deaths pass 4,000 but cases dropping appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 9th, 2020

OCTA pushes intensified swab test as cases drop

Metro Manila should double its COVID-19 testing capacity to 60,000 a day to handle any sudden upsurge in cases, a researcher tracking the pandemic said Sunday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2021

‘Extended MECQ to help decongest hospitals’

Extending the modified enhanced community quarantine in the National Capital Region Plus bubble will allow the ongoing decrease in new cases to stabilize and help in decongesting hospitals, according to the OCTA Research Group......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 27th, 2021

Virus spread slowing in Metro Manila bubble – OCTA

The latest rate of coronavirus disease infections in the National Capital Region-Plus bubble, the country’s central “high risk” area, is on a “clear downward trajectory,” the OCTA Research Group said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 25th, 2021

Vaccine czar sees fewer cases in October; OCTA still wary

The Philippines, hobbled by coronavirus infections and deaths since March last year, is expected to see fewer COVID-19 cases by October or November due to its vaccination drive, an official leading the inoculation strategy said Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2021

OCTA concerned over rise in cases

OCTA concerned over rise in cases.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsApr 18th, 2021

Deaths, active cases pile up but OCTA pushes MECQ

The Philippines on Friday logged a record high of 401 deaths in a single day due to COVID-19 as active cases shot up to 178,351, also a record high......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 10th, 2021

OCTA: 1M cases possible by before end-April

OCTA: 1M cases possible by before end-April.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsApr 5th, 2021