The OCTA Research Team on Thursday noted that Covid-19 cases in Metro Manila were on a downward trend.

In a tweet, OCTA fellow Guido David said the region’s indicators showed a slowing down of the growth in cases.

“The NCR remains at moderate risk at this time as level of infections remain significant,” he said.

The region’s Covid-19 reproduction number also saw a decline from 1.18 to 1.03.

Its one-week positivity rate also decreased from 17.1 percent to 15.7 percent.

Metro Manila is under Alert Level 1 until the end of the month.

As of Aug.18, the capital region has recorded 10,497 active Covid-19 cases. John Ezekiel J. Hirro