Recall that before the start of Holy Week, ECQ was imposed on what was then a newly created NCR Plus bubble. This was on account of a rapid upsurge in COVID-19 infections that was attributed in part to the newly discovered variants originating overseas that had already been detected in the country.
By simply visiting the Department of Health’s COVID-19 tracker on the internet, Juan de la Cruz could find out for himself how the country is now faring in terms of containing the deadly pandemic. During the latest reported seven-day period ending on May 13, the number of those who recovered jumped from 999,011 to 1,050,643 or an increase of 51,632. This translates to a daily average of 7,376 recoveries.
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