More than 10,000 Filipinos fell ill last week

The AVERAGE of daily coronavirus infections in the Philippines increased by 39% last week to 1,467 from the previous week, according to the Department of Health (DoH), amid the rise recurrence of cases posed by additional Omicron subvariants in China and Europe.

The number of patients on July 4 to 10 reached 10,271, while the number of serious and serious cases reached 27, a bulletin said.

The other 50 deaths were found in May, three in February, and eight in January. The rest was done two years ago.

The DoH said 411 of 2,414 intensive care units (ICUs) were used as of July 10, and 4,863 of 21,424 non-ICU beds were occupied. The size and weight of the entry is 555.

Fredegusto P. David, a partner at the OCTA Research Group, reported on Sunday night that the positivity rate in Metro Manila rose to 10.9%, breaking the threshold set by the World Health Organization (WHO). ).

A patient population of less than 5% should keep coronavirus cases under control, according to the global organization.

On Monday, Mr. David in a news bulletin recorded in Metro Manila that fell to 1.49 from 1.6. The fee should be less than one.

Cases have been low because Filipinos have a “wall of defense” after being diagnosed with the coronavirus, he said.

OCTA previously said that day -to -day cases in the capital could hurt 1,000 or as high as 2,000 by mid or late July.

Fewer than 20% of the estimated population in the Philippines have taken booster shots against the coronavirus, said Rontgene M. Solante, a member of the technical board of the coronavirus. government, in the same cluster.

Compare this with 50% in Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia, he pointed out.

“Our booster uptake is very low,” he said. “I think this is a high time that we command the promotion of medicine for the general public.”

The government should consider fully implementing face -to -face classes in November and returning office orders for staff, Mr. Solante.

He said the country was facing a “weak crisis” in diseases as expected by OCTA, noting that the country’s positivity rate had increased.

“This is starting now [because] Our positivity score increased or so did the number of new patients. “

The government arrested a total of 71.1 million Filipinos as of July 10, and 15.3 million were available to activists.

The largest Omicron subvariants called BA.4 and BA.5 are driving the rise in summer in Europe after most coronavirus strains were lost in the spring and became the way to relieve chronic pain in the warmer months. New York Times reported last week, speaking to health officials.

The daily case in Europe rose to 57 per 100,000 as of Wednesday from 33 per 100,000 just two weeks ago, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. It is the largest increase – an increase of about 70% – of any part of the world at the same time.

China is facing a resurgence of epidemics, with many of its cities re -installing locks as officials rushed to deal with cases of various Omicron types. which became important in the western countries.

Macau, which is going through its worst coronavirus infection, on Monday closed its national casinos for the first time in more than two years.

Officials have ordered non -profits, more than 30 casinos, closed for a week. The city has treated 1,526 patients since mid -June, according to official figures.

Eleven Chinese cities are under full or regional locks, which have about 114.8 million people, or 8.1% of the population, according to Time of Valueregarding data released last week by the Japanese investment bank Nomura.

BA.4 and BA.5 can protect some antibodies from infections and primary care medications, but research has shown that they do not trigger a more serious disease. BA.5 has won itself amid recent U.S. lawsuits, according to federal estimates.

The coronavirus infected more than 560 million people around the world and killed 6.4 million, according to the Worldometer website, citing various sources with data from the WHO. About 534 million people were resurrected.

The United States has an estimated 90.3 million deaths, with less than 1 million deaths. It was followed by India with 43.6 million cases and 525,454 deaths, Brazil with 32.9 million cases and 673,659 deaths and France with 32.1 million cases and 150,017 deaths. – Noremana P. Aquino a KAT Atienza

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