COVID-19 positivity rate in NCR continues to decline — OCTA Research

MANILA, Philippines — The positivity rate for the coronavirus disease 2019 in Metro Manila continues to decline, OCTA Research said in its latest monitoring report.

“A significant finding of this monitoring report is the continued decline in the positivity rate in the NCR which is now at 4% (down from 5%),” the group said in its report dated Monday but released to the media on Tuesday.

The World Health Organization recommends that the positivity rate should remain below five percent.

The positivity rate is the percentage of those who tested positive for the new coronavirus out of the total number of individuals tested.

According to OCTA Research, the reproduction number…

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