January 23, 2021

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Health reports 10 deaths from coronavirus, including a 19-year-old girl


The report of the Department of Health reported ten deaths from COVID-19, including a 19-year-old girl, while 82 confirmed infections and 154 probable cases were additional.

Likewise, the virtual Health tool, the "dashboard", reports that there are 361 hospitalized. The figure yesterday was 392, when 11 deaths were reported.

Of the reported fatalities, nine were cataloged as confirmed and are broken down below:

1 .. 79-year-old woman from the Bayamón region

2. 80-year-old man from the Bayamón region

3. 91-year-old woman from the Bayamón region

4. 19-year-old woman from the Fajardo region

5. 69-year-old man from the Bayamón region

6. 75-year-old woman from the Metro region

7. 62-year-old woman from the Metro region

8. 57-year-old woman from the Bayamón region

9. 65-year-old woman from the Metro region

In addition, the probable death of a 97-year-old woman from the Metro region was reported.

With reported fatalities, confirmed deaths total 225 and probable deaths are 131 Therefore, the total number of deaths is 356. It is important to remember that any death registered 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. In the same way, it is important to point out that the death report may vary, to the extent that the processes of registration and codification of the 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 12,452. The total was adjusted after subtracting two duplicate cases with sampling dates of May 18 and July 15; In addition, a case was added with a sampling date of July 20. Of that total, 6,493 are women and 5,959 men. The cases reported are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sample collection date of August 11 to 16.

As part of the report, 154 additional probable cases were registered, with a sample collection date that includes 10 to August 16. In this line, the total is 15,482, after being adjusted, by subtracting 18 cases that had a positive molecular test, later, and were added to the cases registered as part of this report. On the other hand, four cases were added: two from June 3, one from July 28 and one from July 29. Probable cases are divided into 8,497 women and 6,985 men.



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