The Health Department reported today seven deaths from COVID-19 399 confirmed cases and 370 additional probable .
Among the deaths five were listed as confirmed and identified as a 51-year-old man from the Mayagüez region, a 71-year-old man from the Bayamón region, an 80-year-old woman from the Bayamón region, a 71-year-old man from the Bayamón region and a 79-year-old man from the Mayagüez region, the agency indicated in its daily report.
The other two deaths were registered as probable and correspond to a 64-year-old man from the Mayagüez region and a 62-year-old man from the metropolitan region.
With these fatalities, the total deaths increased to 265 . These are broken down into 149 confirmed and 116 probable.
On the other hand, the total of the results of confirmed cases is 8,230 . The total was adjusted after adding seven cases, one with a sample collection date of April 21, five with a sample collection date of July 13 and one with July 17. Of that total, 4,141 are women and 4,089 men. The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sample collection date of July 21 to August 4.
In addition, the 370 additional probable cases have a sample collection date of July 22 to August 4th. In this line, the total is 12,456 after subtracting 58 cases that subsequently had a positive molecular test and were added to the cases registered as part of this report. Similarly, 34 cases were added with a sample collection date from May 14 to July 21. Probable cases are divided into 6,835 women and 5,621 men. Health mentioned that four probable cases are under investigation.