The Department of Health report reported nine deaths from Covid-19. Meanwhile, 1,324 confirmed and probable cases were registered.
Of the reported deaths, eight were classified as confirmed. They are six men of 63 years (Metro region), 86 years (Arecibo region), 76 years (Metro region), 60 years (Arecibo region), 69 years (Bayamón region) and 87 years (Metro region) ; and two women, 59 years old (Metro region) and 60 years old (Bayamón region).
In addition, a probable death corresponding to a 62-year-old man from the Metro region was reported.
With these additional deaths, the confirmed deaths total 775 and the probable ones are 216, making the total number of deaths 991. According to the report, eight of the deaths reported today occurred between November 3 and 18. The other death occurred on October 3.
The number of hospitalized increased to 614, the highest since the emergency began in March.
On the other hand, the total of the results of confirmed cases of Covid-19 is 44,277 of which 23,864 are women and 20,413 are men.
The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sample collection date of November 4 to 18. The total was adjusted after adding five cases with a sample collection date from August 28 to November 3.
The report includes the results of antigen tests, which the CDC lists as probable cases. The total of positive results in these tests is 1,058, which was adjusted after subtracting 29 cases that had a positive molecular test later and were added to the confirmed cases reported in this report.
The additional probable cases reported are 59, which include samples taken from November 4-18. The distribution by gender is 552 women and 506 men.
As part of the report, 396 additional suspected cases were registered, with a sampling date that ranges from November 4 to 18. These cases, by definition, are those that have a positive serological test.
In this row, the total is 37,569 after being adjusted, by subtracting 70 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, five cases were added with a sample collection date from October 4 to November 3. Suspected cases are divided into 21,035 women and 16,534 men.