The Health Department today reported five deaths from COVID-19, and recorded 156 confirmed cases and 202 additional probable infections.
In its morning report, Salud indicated that the additional deaths were listed as confirmed . The victims were identified as a 54-year-old man from the Caguas region, an 87-year-old woman from the Carolina region, a 76-year-old man from the Caguas region, an 83-year-old woman from the Mayagüez region and a 70-year-old man from the Aguadilla region.
With the additional fatalities, the confirmed deaths add up to 80 and the probable deaths remain at 97, so the total deaths is 177 .
change in the number of deaths should not be interpreted as having occurred in the last 24 hours mentioned Salud. Likewise, he said that the death report can vary, as the processes of registration and codification of the causes of death occur, which could take several days.
On the other hand, the total results of the confirmed cases of COVID-19 increased to 3,272 . Of that total, 1,649 are women and 1,623 men, however, the total was adjusted by subtracting three duplicate cases. The cases reported are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sample collection date of July 3 to 14.
On the other hand, 202 additional probable cases were registered, with a sample collection date from 1 to July 14, 2020. In this line, the total is 7,848 after being adjusted by subtracting seven cases that had a positive molecular test later and added to the cases registered as part of this report, added Salud . Similarly, 198 cases were added with sample collection dates from May 12 to June 30. Probable cases are divided into 4,227 women and 3,621 men.
Meanwhile, on its dashboard the agency reported 302 hospitalized due to the disease. Yesterday the number was at 280.
Summary of the report of the Department of Health
Additional confirmed cases: 156
Total confirmed cases: 3,272
Additional probable cases: 202
Total probable cases: 7,848
Additional confirmed deaths: 5
Total confirmed deaths: 80
Additional probable deaths: 0
Total probable deaths: 97
Total reported deaths: 177