Taguig has second highest COVID-19 incidence rate in NCR — OCTA

Published October 22, 2021, 3:24 PM

by Jonathan Hicap

Taguig City had the second highest coronavirus disease (COVID-19) incidence rate in the National Capital Region (NCR) in the past seven days.

This is according to Dr. Guido David of OCTA Research, which published an NCR COVID-19 update on Oct. 21 based on the Department of Health’s Data Drop.

Taguig City Hall (BFP Taguig)

Based on the data, Taguig had an average daily attack rate (ADAR), or incidence, of 11.68 new daily cases per 100,000 from Oct. 15 to 21, classified by OCTA Research as high risk.

This is the second highest in the NCR during the period after San Juan, which had 13.58 new daily cases per 100,000.

According to OCTA Research, Taguig recorded 102 daily average number of new cases from Oct. 15 to 21, the third highest in NCR but its one-week growth rate decreased by 44 percent from Oct. 8-14 to Oct. 15-21.

Taguig has an infection rate, or reproduction number, of 0.49, the third highest in Metro Manila, according to the report.

Its health care utilization and intensive care unit (ICU) are at 29 percent and 38 percent, respectively.

According to OCTA Research, the seven-day average in new cases in Metro Manila continued to decrease to 1,044, while the reproduction number was down to 0.46.

“One week ago, the 7-day average in cases was 1,824, while the reproduction number was 0.59. The positivity rate in the NCR remained at 8 percent. Healthcare utilization (HCUR) for COVID-19 continued to drop to just 40 percent, from 47 percent a week ago, while ICU occupancy also decreased to 52 percent (from 61 percent one week ago),” according to OCTA.

The ADAR (incidence) in the number of new daily cases per 100,000 from Oct 15- 21 in the NCR, according to OCTA Research:

1. San Juan -13.58 (number of new daily cases per 100,000 from Oct 15- 21)

2. Taguig – 11.68

3. Mandaluyong – 11.46

4. Pasig – 9.28

5. Quezon City – 8.29

6. Makati – 8.23

7. Paranaque – 8.17

8. Valenzuela – 7.88

9. Marikina – 7.36

10. Pateros – 7.23

11. Pasay – 6.64

12. Las Pinas – 6.58

13. Manila – 6.27

14. Muntinlupa – 5.85

15. Caloocan – 4.89

16. Navotas – 4.80

17. Malabon – 3.28

 
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