The Health Department report reported 11 deaths from Covid-19. Meanwhile, 73 confirmed and probable cases were registered.
Of the reported deaths, nine were classified as confirmed and are detailed below:
- 73-year-old man from the Ponce region
- 65-year-old woman from the Metro region
- 89-year-old man from the Ponce region
- 52-year-old woman from the Bayamón region
- 56-year-old man from the Metro region
- 76-year-old man from the Bayamón region
- 93-year-old man from the Caguas region
- 61-year-old woman from the Arecibo region
- 62-year-old woman from the Metro region
In addition, two deaths cataloged as probable were reported and correspond to two women aged 65 and 85, from the Metro and Arecibo regions, respectively.
With these additional deaths, the confirmed deaths total 1,205 and the probable deaths are 251, so the total number of deaths is 1,456. Salud reiterates that the change in the number of deaths should not be interpreted as having occurred in the last 24 hours.
On the other hand, the total of the results of confirmed cases of Covid-19 is 69,661, of which 37,477 are women and 32,184 are men. The cases reported are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sample collection date of December 12 to 26. The total was adjusted after adding 354 cases with sampling dates from September 21 to December 2.
The report includes the results of antigen tests, which the CDC lists as probable cases. The total positive results in these tests is 3,997, which was adjusted after subtracting 12 cases that subsequently had a positive molecular test and were added to the confirmed cases reported in this report.
In addition, 36 cases were added with sampling dates from October 30 to November 24. The additional probable cases reported are eleven, which include samples taken from December 12 to 26. The distribution by gender is 2,204 women and 1,793 men.
As part of the report, 20 additional suspected cases were registered, with a sampling date that ranges from December 12 to 26. These cases, by definition, are those that have a positive serological test.
In this row, the total is 55,046 after being adjusted, by subtracting 103 cases that had a positive molecular test and seven cases that had a positive antigen test and were added to the confirmed and probable cases, respectively, registered as part of this report. . On the other hand, 565 cases were added with sampling dates registered between July 31 and December 9. The suspected cases are divided into 30,797 women and 24,249 men.