Of the 205 cases in Mega Manila, the top five cities – Manila, Quezon City, Makati, Pasay and Pasig City – accounted for two-thirds of the cases. Photo by George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News
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The PH posts less than 1000 new cases for the second day, with QC reporting highest case count

The DoH reports 959 new cases and 6 deaths.  
BENJAMIN CO, MD | Jan 04 2021

[All local data are information downloaded from the Data Drop of the Philippine Department of Health. The author does not own any of the information except the analysis of all data. Global data are referenced properly from Worldometers.info, Ourworldindata.org (European CDC), World Health Organization (who.int), and the New York Times. Where appropriate, additional information may be culled from other references or health agencies, with referencing indicated.]

UPDATED JANUARY 04, 2021

Today the DoH reports 959 new cases and 6 deaths. The case fatality rate is lower at 1.93 percent.

Two cities and three provinces lead the haul. Quezon City and Davao City accounts for 15 percent of the total cases today in the Philippines.

There were 9,582 tested with 508 positives (5.3 percent daily positive rate).

The Philippines (January 03, 2021)

  • Of the 891 new cases yesterday, 23 percent was from the National Capital Region.
  • Three regions reporting triple digits were NCR, CALABARZON, and Davao Region. The combined total of these three regions was 430 cases or 48 percent of the total cases in the country yesterday.
  • The relatively low number of cases is due to lower testing, as noted in the daily positive rate which is above 5 percent in the past two weeks.
  • Of the 205 cases in Mega Manila, the top five cities – Manila, Quezon City, Makati, Pasay and Pasig City -accounted for two-thirds of the cases.

The World (January 03, 2021)

  • With 534,949 new cases and 7,495 new deaths overnight, there are now over 85.5 million cases in the world and over 1.85 million deaths. The case fatality rate is 2.16 percent.
  • The United States continues to top the number of cases and deaths in the world. The State of California alone has 2,431,508 total cases to date or 11.5 percent of the total cases in the US. However, it is still the State of New York that has the highest number of deaths with 38,369 total deaths or 11 percent of the over-all deaths in the US.