The Health Department report did not report new deaths from Covid-19 today; while, 1,431 confirmed and probable cases were registered.
The total includes cases with samples taken from January 1 to January 15.
The total number of cases confirmed by molecular testing (PCR) now stands at 81,394 after adding 672 cases.
SALUD reports 1,431 new positive cases for COVID-19 for samples taken between January 1, 2021 and January 15, 2021.
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Probable cases total 5,987 with 115 new cases.
Meanwhile, 644 suspected cases put the total number of infections by positive serological test at 61,972.
Meanwhile, the number of deaths from Covid-19 remains at 1,703, between confirmed and probable.
On the other hand, the Health ‘dashboard’ reflected 363 hospitalized for Covid-19, 14 fewer patients in the past 24 hours.