April 16, 2021

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Five new deaths and 224 additional coronavirus infections


The report of the Department of Health reported five deaths from COVID-19, while there were an additional 224 confirmed infections and 276 probable cases .

Also, the number of people Hospitalized is 506, two less than yesterday when the Health dashboard indicated that 508 people are hospitalized for coronaviruses on the Island. The figure on Friday was 488 . [19659004] Of the reported fatalities, four were classified as confirmed and

are broken down below:

– 93-year-old woman from the Bayamón region

– 62-year-old man from the Metro region

– 64-year-old man from the Bayamón region

– 79-year-old man from the Aguadilla region

In addition, a probable death was reported, corresponding to a 92-year-old woman from the Metro region.

With these reported deaths, the total number of confirmed deaths adds n 119 and the probable ones are 111, therefore, the total of deaths is 230. 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. Likewise, it is important to note that the reporting of deaths may vary, to the extent that the processes of registration and codification of 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 6,835. The total was adjusted after adding 68 cases; with the date of sample collection from July 7 to 15. Of that total, 3,455 are women and 3,380 men. The cases reported are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sample collection date of July 16 to 30.

As part of the report, 276 additional probable cases were registered, with a sample collection date of 17 as of July 30, 2020. In this line, the total is 11,576, after being adjusted, by subtracting 35 cases that had a positive molecular test, subsequently, and were added to the cases registered as part of this report. Likewise, six cases with a sample collection date of May 20 to June 18 were added. Probable cases are divided into 6,360 women and 5,216 men.



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