Discussion in 'COVID-19' started by Toto, May 20, 2021.
I think the Province figures are more accurate.
According to this snapshot we have a 26.7% positivity rate.
Negros Oriental COVID19 update as of June 11, 2021.
The. Total active cases in the province is 1,837 with 111 mortalities.
The variant here might be the B.1.1.7 variant.
DUMAGUETE CITY – Massive contact tracing is now ongoing in a city in Negros Oriental to locate people who have been exposed to a coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) patient carrying the “more contagious” B.1.1.7 variant that was first detected in the United Kingdom.
There is a lack of people showing up to be tested, so some of the kits were given to LGUs. They only got about 2,000 of the 5,000 first generation contacts. The plan isn't working.
DUMAGUETE CITY – After failing to reach its quota of 5,000 individuals swabbed for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) here in two weeks, the Negros Oriental Provincial Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (PIATF-EID) has requested for a one-week extension from the Department of Health (DOH) in Region 7 (Central Visayas).
Assistant Provincial Health Officer Dr. Liland Estacion, incident commander for Covid-19 of the PIATF, in a virtual press briefing Friday afternoon said they are short of more than 1,000 individual tests as of June 11.
The coconut telegraph says vaxxing was stopped in Bais because the vaccine was being sold. Anyone from Bais? Or have a contact in Bais?
28.3% positivity rate, a good positivity rate is 4-7%
Keep in mind, many of those tested where close contacts of confirmed cases, not just random general population percent.