December 4, 2020

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Health reports 11 additional deaths from COVID-19

The Department of Health reported today 11 deaths by COVID-19, 371 confirmed casesyes, 153 probable cases Y 126 suspected cases additional.

The 11 reported deaths were listed as confirmed. These correspond to:

  • 82-year-old man from the Aguadilla region
  • 86-year-old woman from the Metro region
  • 54-year-old man from the Fajardo region
  • 76-year-old man from the Caguas region
  • 73-year-old man from the Ponce region
  • 39-year-old man from the Caguas region
  • 76-year-old man from the Caguas region
  • 79-year-old woman from the Mayagüez region
  • 76-year-old woman from the Aguadilla region
  • 79-year-old woman from the Aguadilla region
  • 83-year-old woman from the Aguadilla region

With these additional deaths, the confirmed deaths total 767 and the probable 215, so the total deaths is 982.

Salud recalled that any death registered after this report was issued will be reflected in subsequent reports. In addition, he mentioned that the change in the number of deaths should not be interpreted as having occurred during the last 24 hours.

On the other hand, the total confirmed case results is 43,403, of which 23,393 are women and 20,010 are men. The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test, with sampling date from November 3 to 17. The total was adjusted after adding one case with a sampling date of October 26.

The report includes the results of the antigen testing, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cataloged as probable cases. The total positive results in these tests is 1,028, which was adjusted after subtracting five cases that subsequently had a positive molecular test and were added to the confirmed cases reported in this report. The additional probable cases reported are 153, which include samples taken from November 3 to 17. The distribution by gender is 533 women and 495 men.

Meanwhile, the 126 additional suspected cases have sampling date from November 2 to 17. These cases, by definition, are those that have a positive serological test. In this line, the total is 37,240 after subtracting 30 cases that had a positive molecular test and two cases with a positive antigen test, and they were added to the cases registered as part of this report. In addition, six cases were added with a sample collection date from July 6 to October 1. The suspected cases are divided into 20,844 women and 16,396 men.

The dashboard Health adds that due to coronavirus there is 573 people hospitalized Y 37,327 convalescent.

In addition, it indicates that there are 91 adult patients and one pediatric patient in intensive care by COVID-19. Of adult patients, 78 are connected to a fan.

People who are anxious about the coronavirus can call the Assmca PAS line to the 1-800-981-0023. Those with symptoms can contact the Health Department to the 787-999-6202.

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