By: Cathrine Gonzales – Reporter / @cgonzalesINQ INQUIRER.net / 01:26 PM October 13, 2021 FRESHNESS OVERLOAD In this photo taken in October 2020, business at the vegetable trading post in the Benguet capital town of La Trinidad continues as assorted fresh produce are unloaded there daily for shipment to different markets in Baguio City, Metro Manila and other parts of the country.—EV ESPIRITU
MANILA, Philippines — The number of coronavirus cases in the country could further drop to at least 3,000 to 4,000 infections daily by December, while Metro Manila could see 400 to 600 new daily cases, OCTA Research said Wednesday.
“By November, we are projecting an average of 6k new cases per day in the country.By December this could go down to 3,000 or 4,000, but it depends if the trends continue,” OCTA Research’s Guido David told INQUIRER.net in a text message.ADVERTISEMENT
“In NCR (National Capital Region), we could be at less than 1,000 (cases) per day by November and 400 to 600 by December,” he added.
David’s latest projection was lower than his estimates last September 29, where he said the country could have 5,000 to 6,000 new coronavirus cases per day by December.FEATURED STORIES NEWSINFO.