February 27, 2021

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Health reports 10 new deaths from Covid-19 on the Island | government


The Health Department report reported 10 deaths from Covid-19; meanwhile, 244 confirmed cases and an additional 294 probable cases were registered.

This being the case, 201 total deaths and 14,450 confirmed and probable cases since the pandemic began on the Island.

Of the reported fatalities, nine were classified as confirmed by Salud, and are broken down as follows:

– 78-year-old man from the Metro region

– 86-year-old man from the Arecibo region

– 51-year-old man from the Bayamón region

– 42-year-old woman from the Arecibo region

– 84-year-old woman from the Metro region

– 57-year-old man from the Metro region

– 86-year-old man from the Metro region

– 92-year-old man from the Aguadilla region

– 82-year-old woman from the Caguas region

In addition, a probable death was reported, which corresponds to a 60-year-old woman, reported by the Arecibo region.

With the additional fatalities, the total death t Confirmed deaths are 99 and the probable ones add up to 102, so the total number of deaths is 201. Salud highlighted in its report that any death recorded after the report was issued will be reflected in subsequent reports.

In addition, the agency He pointed out that the change in the number of deaths should not be interpreted as having occurred in the last 24 hours. Reporting of deaths can vary, as the processes of registration and codification of causes of death occur, which could take several days, the department added.

On the other hand, the total of the results of confirmed cases of Covid-19 is 5,042, which was adjusted by adding four cases; one with a sample collection date of July 2 and three with a sample collection date of July 3. Of this total, 2,535 are women and 2,507 men. The cases reported are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sample collection date of July 6 to 22.

On the other hand, 294 additional probable cases were registered, with a sample collection date from 6 to July 22, 2020. In this line, the total is 9,498, after being adjusted, by subtracting 24 cases that had a positive molecular test, later, and were added to the cases registered as part of this report. Similarly, 55 cases were added with a sample collection date of June 10 to July 5. Probable cases are divided into 5,190 women and 4,307 men; one case remains under investigation in the area of ​​sex.

Summary of the report of the Department of Health:

Additional confirmed cases: 244

Total confirmed cases: 5,042

Additional probable cases : 294

Total probable cases: 9,498

Additional confirmed deaths: 9

Total confirmed deaths: 99

Additional probable deaths: 1

Total probable deaths: 102

Total reported deaths: 201



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