May 14, 2021

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Health reports 11 additional deaths from coronavirus


The Department of Health report reported eleven deaths from COVID-19 while an additional 123 confirmed cases and 189 probable cases were recorded.

Meanwhile, the virtual Health tool, the “dashboard”, indicates that there are 466 people hospitalized for COVID-19, an increase compared to the 447 admitted to hospitals yesterday, when there were 8 deaths.

Of the total reported deaths, eight were classified as confirmed and are broken down below:

– 69-year-old man from the Bayamón region

– 71-year-old woman from the Bayamón region [19659004] – 74-year-old man from the Arecibo region

– 85-year-old man from the Metro region

– 37-year-old man from the Metro region

– 94-year-old man from the Metro region [19659004] – 90-year-old woman from the Bayamón region

– 57-year-old woman from the Metro region

On the other hand, three probable deaths were reported that are broken down below:

– 96-year-old woman from the Metro region

– 89-year-old woman from the Metro region

– 91-year-old woman from the Bayamón region

With reported fatalities, confirmed deaths total 182 and probable deaths are 124, therefore, the total of deaths is 306. 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 . Similarly, it is important to note that the death report may vary, as 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 10,279. The total was adjusted after subtracting 27 duplicate cases; In addition, 14 cases were added with a sample collection date from May 1 to July 24. Of that total, 5,272 are women and 5,007 men. The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sample collection date from July 29 to August 10.

As part of the report, 189 additional probable cases were registered, with a sample collection date that includes from July 29 to August 10. In this line, the total is 14,167, after being adjusted, by subtracting 27 cases that had a positive molecular test, later, and were added to the cases registered as part of this report. Similarly, three duplicate cases were subtracted and 103 cases were added with a sample collection date from April 28 to July 28. Probable cases are divided into 7,766 women and 6,401 men.



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