July 30, 2021

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COVID-19 claims the lives of 10 other people on the Island

The Department of Health report reported ten deaths from COVID-19; meanwhile, 395 confirmed cases and 149 additional probable cases were registered.

Of the deaths reported, six were classified as confirmed and are broken down below:

74-year-old man from the Metro region

86-year-old man from the Caguas region

73-year-old man from the Metro region

85-year-old woman from the Metro region

69-year-old woman from the Metro region

55-year-old woman from the Fajardo region

In addition, four probable cases were recorded that are broken down below:

84-year-old woman from the Caguas region

91-year-old woman from the Caguas region

77-year-old woman from the Metro region

55-year-old man from the Metro region

With these additional deaths, the confirmed deaths add up to 632 and the probable ones are 200, so the total number of deaths is 832. It is important to remember that any death recorded after the report is issued will be reflected in subsequent reports.

The change in the number of deaths should not be interpreted as having occurred in the last 24 hours. Similarly, it is important to point out that the death report may 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 of the results of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is 34,541 of which 18,581 are women and 15,960 are men. The total of confirmed cases was adjusted after adding eight cases with a sampling date from August 10 to October 19. The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sample collection date of October 20 to 29.

As part of the report, 149 additional probable cases were registered, with a sampling date that includes October 20-29. In this line, the total is 32,120 after being adjusted, after subtracting 30 cases that had a positive molecular test, later, and were added to the cases registered as part of this report; In addition, eleven cases were added with a sample collection date from July 6 to October 17. Probable cases are divided into 17,919 women and 14,201 men.

The adjustments in totals are made as part of an effort by the Department of Health, entities and clinical laboratories, to ensure that any sample made for COVID-19 is registered in the Bio Portal, regardless of the date it was taken.

Summary of the Department of Health report:

Additional confirmed cases: 395

Total confirmed cases: 34,541

Additional probable cases: 149

Total probable cases: 32,120

Additional confirmed deaths: 6

Total confirmed deaths: 632

Additional probable deaths: 4

Total probable deaths: 200

Total reported deaths: 832

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