May 15, 2021

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Deaths from COVID-19 in Puerto Rico increase to 317


The Department of Health reported today 11 deaths from coronavirus, 399 confirmed cases and 291 probable additional.

In its daily report, 10 of the deaths were classified as confirmed and correspond to a 73-year-old man from the metropolitan region, an 82-year-old man from the Arecibo region, a 72-year-old man year-old from the metropolitan region, a 72-year-old man from the metropolitan region, a 66-year-old man from the metropolitan region, a 90-year-old woman from the metropolitan region, a 66-year-old woman from the metropolitan region, a 82-year-old man from the metropolitan region year-old from the Arecibo region, a 24-year-old man from the Arecibo region and a 47-year-old man from the Caguas region.

The other death was recorded as probable and corresponds to a 63-year-old woman from the region of Fajardo.

With these fatalities the deaths increased 317 and are divided into 192 confirmed and 125 probable.

On the other hand, the total of the results of confirmed cases is 10,730 . That amount was adjusted after subtracting four duplicate cases. In addition, 56 cases were added with a sample collection date from June 18 to July 29. Of that total, 5,524 are women and 5,206 men. The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sample collection date from July 31 to August 11.

Meanwhile, Salud indicated that the 291 additional probable cases have a sample collection date of the July 31 to August 11 . In this line, the total is 14,398 after subtracting 85 cases that had a positive molecular test later and were added to the cases registered as part of this report. Also, a duplicate case was subtracted and 26 cases were added with a sample collection date from June 8 to July 29. Probable cases are divided into 7,882 women and 6,516 men.

The Health dashboard indicates that 428 people are hospitalized for coronavirus on the Island. The figure was yesterday at 466 .

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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