August 1, 2021

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Health reports 15 additional deaths from coronavirus


The Health Department today reported 15 deaths from COVID-19, 196 confirmed cases and 117 additional probable cases.

Of the reported deaths, 13 were classified as confirmed, and they are broken down below:

  • 86-year-old man from the metro region
  • 84-year-old man from the metro region
  • 38-year-old man from the metro region
  • 84-year-old woman from the metro region
  • 58-year-old woman from the Mayagüez region
  • 80-year-old man from the metro region
  • 79-year-old woman from the Caguas region
  • 87-year-old man from the Aguadilla region
  • 49-year-old woman from the Caguas region
  • 90-year-old man from the metro region
  • 71-year-old woman from the Arecibo region
  • 75-year-old man from the Arecibo region
  • 50-year-old man from the Arecibo region

In addition, two probable deaths were registered, corresponding to two men, 89 and 71 years old, from the Arecibo and Metro regions, respectively.

With these additional deaths, the confirmed deaths add up to 575 and the probable deaths are 183, making the total number of deaths 758.

On the other hand, the total of the results of confirmed cases is 28,174, of which 15,163 are women and 13,011 are men. The total number of confirmed cases was adjusted after adding 31 cases with a sampling date of April 2 to October 2. The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sampling date of October 5 to 13.

As part of the report, 117 additional probable cases were registered, with a sampling date ranging from October 5 to 13. In this line, the total is 28,238 after being adjusted, by subtracting 25 cases that had a positive molecular test, later, and were added to the cases registered as part of this report; in addition, eight cases were added with a sample collection date from May 8 to October 1. Probable cases are divided into 15,768 women and 12,470 men.

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



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