1 week It’s not victory against the pandemic yet, but . . . Inquirer
Things appear to be getting better on the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) front. Although newly confirmed cases are still in the thousands daily, the data clearly shows a downhill trend. Its contagiousness, or the rate at which it's spreading, determined by its reproduction number (Ro, read as R-naught), is also going down. It's now consistently less than 1, which means that for every person infected with COVID-19, less than one other person gets infected by that person. If we maintain the Ro at less than 1, we can really say we've flattened the curve. And by all indications, we're getting ... more