January 17, 2021

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Health reports 12 new deaths from coronavirus


The report of the Department of Health reported 12 deaths from COVID-19, while an additional 137 confirmed infections and 140 probable cases were recorded.

In addition, the number of people hospitalized is found in 456, a reduction of 51 when compared with the 507 reported yesterday.

Of the 12 deaths reported, eleven were listed as confirmed and are broken down next:

– 34-year-old man from the Arecibo region

– 77-year-old woman from the Metro region

– 71-year-old woman from the Metro region

– 91-year-old man from the Metro region

– 84-year-old man from the Bayamón region

– 89-year-old man from the Metro region

– 91-year-old man from the Metro region

– 63-year-old woman from the region Metro

– 74-year-old man from the Metro region

– 83-year-old woman from the Mayagüez region [19659002] – 71-year-old man from the Metro region

On the other hand, a probable death was reported that corresponds to a 61-year-old man from the Fajardo region

With these reported fatalities, confirmed deaths they add up to 144 and the probable ones are 114, therefore, the total of deaths is 258. 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. Likewise, it is important to point out that the reporting of deaths can vary, to the extent that 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 7,824. The total was adjusted after subtracting a duplicate case with a sampling date of July 10. In addition, four cases were added; one with a sample collection date of April 20 and three with a sample collection date of July 17. Of that total, 3,945 are women and 3,876 men; three cases are under investigation. The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sample collection date of July 20 to August 3.

As part of the report, 140 additional probable cases were registered, with a sample collection date that includes from July 18 to August 3. In this line, the total is 12,110, after being adjusted, by subtracting 21 cases that had a positive molecular test, later, and were added to the cases registered as part of this report. Likewise, 24 cases were added with a sample collection date of April 20 to July 17. Probable cases are divided into 6,650 women and 5,456 men; four cases are under investigation in this line.



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