November 26, 2020

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COVID-19: Health reports seven deaths and 434 confirmed cases


The Department of Health reported today seven deaths by COVID-19, 434 confirmed cases, 71 probable cases Y 232 suspected cases additional.

Of the reported deaths, six were listed as confirmed. These correspond to a 74-year-old woman from the Aguadilla region, an 81-year-old man from the Ponce region, a 68-year-old man from the metro region, a 77-year-old man from the Caguas region, a 57-year-old man years old from the Caguas region and an 85 year old man from the metro region.

In addition, it was reported a probable death corresponding to a 94-year-old woman from the Caguas region.

With these additional deaths, the confirmed deaths total 731 and the probable 211, so the total deaths is 942.

On the other hand, the total confirmed case results is 42,279, of which 22,769 are women and 19,510 are men. The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test, with sampling date from October 31 to November 14. The total was adjusted after adding 47 cases with a sampling date prior to October 31.

Meanwhile, the 232 additional suspected cases have sampling date from October 31 to November 14. These cases, by definition, are those that have a positive serological test. In this line, the total is 36,618 after subtracting 31 cases that had a positive molecular test and two cases with a positive antigen test and were added to the cases registered as part of this report. In addition, 193 cases with a sampling date prior to October 31 were added. The suspected cases are divided into 20,483 women and 16,135 men.

In addition, the report includes the results of the antigen testing, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists as probable cases. The total positive results in these tests is 737, which was adjusted after subtracting 19 cases that subsequently had a positive molecular test and were added to the confirmed cases reported in this report. In addition, four cases were added with a sampling date of October 30. Additional probable cases reported are 71, which include samples taken from October 31 to November 14. The gender distribution is 393 women and 344 men.

The dashboard Health adds that due to coronavirus there is 533 people hospitalized Y 35,461 convalescent.

In addition, it indicates that there are 83 adult patients in intensive care by COVID-19. It also mentions that 66 adult patients are connected to a ventilator by the virus.

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



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