Sumary of Metro Manila remains Covid-19 epicenter despite rise in Davao City cases – DoH:
- Its active cases are at 2,683, with 80 out of 87 beds on the intensive care units of the Southern Philippines Medical Center occupied..
- Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said, however, that despite this, Davao City cannot be described an “epicenter”.
- “We discourage the use of the term ‘epicenter’ in describing the rise of cases in an area, [as] these areas are not the origin of the Covid-19 virus,”.
- area for the virus cases, although in a previous briefing, Vergeire said the number is down to 13 percent of all new cases…