The Department of Health reported today 15 deaths by COVID-19, 234 confirmed cases, 53 probable cases and 141 suspected cases additional.
Of the reported deaths, 13 were listed as confirmed and they are broken down below:
- 47-year-old woman from the Metro region
- 74-year-old man from the Metro region
- 75-year-old man from the Fajardo region
- 90-year-old man from the Arecibo region
- 91-year-old woman from the Arecibo region
- 78-year-old man from the Arecibo region
- 99-year-old woman from the Caguas region
- 66-year-old woman from the Bayamón region
- 63-year-old woman from the Ponce region
- 48-year-old woman from the Arecibo region
- 48-year-old man from the Arecibo region
- 69-year-old man from the Caguas region
- 42-year-old woman from the Arecibo region
In addition, two probable deaths corresponding to an 82-year-old woman from the Bayamón region and a 59-year-old man from the Caguas region.
With these additional deaths, the confirmed deaths total 1,179 and the probable 244, so the total deaths is 1,423.
On the other hand, the total confirmed case results is 66,871, of which 36,018 are women and 30,853 are men. The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test, with sampling date from 8 to 22 December. The total was adjusted after adding 54 cases with sampling dates from October 22 to December 7.
The report includes the results of the antigen testing, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the United States classify as probable cases. He total positive results in these tests is 3,937, which was adjusted after subtracting 22 cases that subsequently had a positive molecular test and were added to the confirmed cases reported in this report. In addition, a case was added with a sampling date of December 4. The additional probable cases reported are 53, which include samples taken from December 8 to 22. The distribution by gender is 2,184 women and 1,753 men.
As part of the report, 141 suspected cases additional, with sampling date that includes December 8-22. These cases, by definition, are those that have a positive serological test. In this line, the total is 51,209 after subtracting 33 cases that had a positive molecular test and one case that had a positive antigen test, and were added to the confirmed and probable cases, respectively, registered as part of this report. On the other hand, five cases were added with sampling dates registered between November 25 and 30. The suspected cases are divided into 28,713 women and 22,496 men.
He dashboard Health adds that there are 534 coronavirus hospitalized people and 59,690 convalescent.
Also, it indicates that there are 90 adult patients in intensive by COVID-19. It also mentions that 88 adults are hooked up to a fan due to the virus.