March 1, 2021

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Coronavirus in Puerto Rico: Health reports 10 deaths and 708 confirmed cases

The Department of Health reported today 10 deaths by COVID-19, 708 confirmed cases and 519 probable cases additional.

Of the reported deaths, nine were listed as confirmed and they are broken down below:

  • 51-year-old woman from the Ponce region
  • 73-year-old man from the Ponce region
  • 52-year-old man from the Bayamón region
  • 82-year-old woman from the metro region
  • 66-year-old woman from the Caguas region
  • 82-year-old woman from the metro region
  • 72-year-old woman from the metro region
  • 56-year-old man from the Caguas region
  • 59-year-old man from the Caguas region

In addition, a probable death was reported, corresponding to an 89-year-old woman from the Ponce region.

With these additional deaths, the confirmed deaths total 456 and the probable deaths total 171, so the total deaths is 627.

On the other hand, the total of the results of confirmed cases is 21,156, of which 11,296 are women and 9,860 are men. That total was adjusted after adding 20 cases with a sampling date from July 23 to September 8. In addition, 11 duplicate cases were subtracted. The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test with a sampling date of September 9-21.

Meanwhile, the 519 additional probable cases have a sampling date that ranges from September 9 to 21. In this line, the total is 22,686 after subtracting 57 cases that had a positive molecular test, later, and were added to the cases registered as part of this report. In addition, 17 duplicate cases were subtracted and 20 cases were added with a sample collection date from June 26 to September 8. Probable cases are divided into 12,626 women and 10,060 men.

He dashboard Health adds that 364 people are hospitalized due to coronavirus on the Island. Yesterday the figure was at 376.

In addition, it indicates that there are 64 adult patients and one pediatric patient in intensive for COVID-19. It also mentions that 32 adult patients and one pediatric patient are connected to a ventilator due to the virus.

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

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