Several towns in Cavite have been classified as either at high or critical risk for COVID-19, according to the latest weekly report of OCTA research.
Based on August 7 to 13 data, Tanza and the cities of Bacoor, Imus, Dasmariñas, and Gen. Trias are among the top 40 local government units (LGUs) in the country with highest weekly cases.
LGUs with highest weekly cases ranked by ADAR. Tuguegarao, Imus, Malolos, Cebu City, Cagayan de Oro, and Meycauayan are at critical level in both ADAR and ICU occupancy. In NCR, reproduction number was 1.85, the 7-day average in cases was 2,900 and positivity rate was 19%. pic.twitter.com/SYptuQPPdl— Dr. Guido David (@iamguidodavid) August 14, 2021
Imus has the highest average daily attack rate (ADAR) in the province at 29.20 cases per 100,000 individuals, followed by Gen. Trias at 25.55, Bacoor at 24.58, Tanza at 22.28 and Dasmariñas at 16.33.
Furthermore, the ICU occupancy in those aforementioned areas is generally at critical level.
Meanwhile, Cavite has reported more than 1,000 daily COVID-19 cases from three consecutive days, the first time it had happened since the pandemic started.
Cavite and Laguna both hit new highs in new cases on 08/11. Cavite had more than 1,000 cases for the first time. Reproduction number in Cavite at 1.83. ICUs are 90% full in Cavite. Many LGUs in Cavite at critical level in ICUs. Let us stay safe. Special Calabaron Report 08/13/21 pic.twitter.com/z3TBYa3gNX— Dr. Guido David (@iamguidodavid) August 13, 2021
The province has recorded 1,084 active cases on August 11, 1,019 on August 12, and 1,095 on August 13, surpassing its highest record of 994 cases last April this year.
The independent research group also observed that the province’s weekly infection rate increased from 1.76 percent to 1.83 percent.
As of now, Cavite is still under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) until the end of August.