Davao City reported 140 new Covid cases. Photo of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Barangay Ma-a, Davao City, courtesy of the parish via ABS-CBN News 

PH reports more than 2,000 new Covid cases, with Davao City posting triple-digit case count

Meanwhile, the UK just passed the 3 million mark in total cases. 
BENJAMIN CO, MD | Jan 11 2021

All local data are information downloaded from the Data Drop of the 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.


We officially breach the 2,000 mark once more with today’s 2,052 new cases and 11 new deaths. The last time we had more than 2,000 cases was in December 18, 2020.

Three cities and two provinces dominate today’s haul with Davao City taking the lead with 140 new cases. The rest of the  localities are Quezon City, Cavite, Laguna and the City of Manila. All five accounted for 23 percent of the total cases for the day.

The Philippines (January 10, 2021)

  • Of 1,906 cases yesterday, more than 26 percent were from the National Capital Region.
  • Seven regions continued to report triple digits in yesterday’s count. Aside from NCR, the rest were CALABARZON, Central Luzon, Cordillera Administrative Region, Davao Region, Central Visayas and Eastern Visayas. Together, these regions comprised almost 80 percent of the total cases for January 10.
  • Eleven of 17 cities in Mega Manila were among the top 20 cities/municipalities with most coronavirus cases yesterday. The top 5 cities in NCR – Quezon City, Parañaque, City of Manila, Taguig and Caloocan City – comprised more than 60 percent of the cases in the metro.
  • The province of Benguet took the lead with most cases on the provincial level. It was also the only province that reported triple digits.
  • Cebu Province and Cebu City are seeing much higher numbers, beginning the start of 2021.

The World (January 10, 2021)

  • Sunday serves as a respite for counting cases and deaths. Still, there were 599,447 new cases yesterday and 8,214 new deaths reported globally.
  • While the US had fewer cases and deaths reported, the country still led in the total count for cases and deaths in the world.
  • The United Kingdom just passed the 3,000,000 mark in total cases.
  • Israel reported 5,885 new cases overnight, pushing its 7-day average to 7,493. As Israel’s cases rose, it also surpassed Sweden’s numbers.