The Department of Health reported today nine deaths from COVID-19, 340 confirmed cases and an additional 435 probable infections .
In its daily report, the agency indicated that the nine deaths were classified as confirmed . These correspond to a 74-year-old woman from the metropolitan region, an 87-year-old woman from the metropolitan region, an 81-year-old man from the Bayamón region, an 80-year-old man from the Bayamón region, a 44-year-old woman from the Bayamón region, a 75-year-old woman from the Arecibo region, a 70-year-old man from the metropolitan region, an 80-year-old woman from the Bayamón region, and a 75-year-old man from the Bayamón region.  With these fatalities, the total of deaths increased to 274 which are divided into 158 confirmed and 166 probable.
On the other hand, the total of the results of confirmed cases is 8,573 . The figure was adjusted after adding three cases: one with a sampling date of July 15, and two with a sampling date of July 16. Of that total, 4,341 are women and 4,232 men. The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sample collection date from July 20 to August 5.
Meanwhile, the 435 additional probable cases have a sample collection date that ranges from July 20 to August 5. In this row, the total is 12,851 after subtracting 54 cases that subsequently had a positive molecular test and were added to the cases registered as part of this report. Similarly, 14 cases were added with a sample collection date from May 6 to July 18. Probable cases are divided into 7,066 women and 5,785 men. Four cases are under investigation in this area.
The Health dashboard indicates that 399 people are hospitalized for coronavirus on the Island. The figure yesterday was 440 .