A 56-year-old man died early today from Covid-19 in the municipality of Vieques.
This was reported by the epidemiologist, Yanina Bernhardt through Radio Isla.
According to Bernhardt, on Vieques two people had already died since the pandemic began. “This would be the third, which happened in the early morning,” he said.
“It is a very difficult situation. This person had tested positive for antigens on December 8. We see that 12 days later it has this outcome. He is from a very loved family in Vieques. We stand in solidarity with this family ”, he added.
The epidemiologist explained that this person was the first evicted in an isolation capsule to be transferred to a hospital in the Fajardo area.
9-year-old girl with Covid-19
Bernhardt also mentioned that in the island municipality there is a case of a child under 9 years old who tested positive for the virus.
“Yesterday I had a girl who tested positive at Coviveo, her family had also previously tested positive. So we keep seeing those family outbreaks, ”Bernhard said.
The epidemiologist assured that the girl is stable.
Currently, there are 11 minors positive for the virus on Vieques. All are stable, according to Bernhardt.
So far in Vieques there are 38 positive cases out of more than 900 tests carried out over the past three Sundays on the island nena.