January 22, 2021

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Coronavirus deaths in Puerto Rico rise to 265


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.

The Health dashboard indicates that 440 people are hospitalized for coronavirus on the Island. The figure yesterday was at 456 .

People who feel anxious about the coronavirus, can call the Assmca PAS Line at 1-800-981-0023. Those with symptoms can contact the Department of Health at 787-999-6202.



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