April 11, 2021

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Health reports 18 additional deaths from COVID-19

The Department of Health reported today 18 deaths by COVID-19, 415 confirmed cases, 69 probable cases Y 200 suspected cases additional.

Of the reported deaths, 16 were listed as confirmed and they are broken down below:

  • 55-year-old woman from the metro region
  • 83-year-old man from the Arecibo region
  • 86-year-old woman from the Caguas region
  • 81-year-old man from the Arecibo region
  • 54-year-old woman from the Bayamón region
  • 69-year-old man from the Bayamón region
  • 87-year-old woman from the Bayamón region
  • 82-year-old man from the metro region
  • 81-year-old man from the metro region
  • 62-year-old man from the Caguas region
  • 66-year-old man from the Caguas region
  • 86-year-old woman from the Caguas region
  • 68-year-old woman from the Caguas region
  • 85-year-old man from the Arecibo region
  • 52-year-old man from the Caguas region
  • 68-year-old man from the Arecibo region

In addition, it was recorded a probable death, which corresponds to a 94-year-old man from the Bayamón region, and a death listed as suspicious, which corresponds to a 79-year-old man from the Arecibo region.

With these additional deaths, the confirmed deaths total 943, the probable 229 and the suspicious one, so the total deaths is 1,173. It was indicated that the totals of probable and confirmed deaths were adjusted after reclassifying a probable test as confirmed, by documenting a positive result to a molecular test.

Salud recalled that any death registered after the report was issued will be reflected in subsequent reports.

On the other hand, the total confirmed case results is 52,784, of which 28,390 are women and 24,394 are men. The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test, dated sampling from November 18 to December 2. The total was adjusted after adding 20 cases with a sample collection date from September 8 to November 15.

The report includes the results of the antigen testing, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists as probable cases. The total positive results in these tests is 1,813, which was adjusted after subtracting 12 cases that subsequently had a positive molecular test and were added to the confirmed cases reported in this report. In addition, a case with a sampling date of November 13 was added and a duplicate case was subtracted. The additional probable cases reported are 69, which include samples taken from November 18 to December 2. The gender distribution is 978 women and 835 men.

As part of the report, 200 suspected cases additional, dated sampling from November 18 to December 2. These cases, by definition, are those that have a positive serological test. In this line, the total is 41,785 after subtracting 31 cases that had a positive molecular test and a positive antigen test, and were added to the confirmed and probable cases, respectively, registered as part of this report. On the other hand, 16 cases were added with sampling dates between September 2 and November 16. In addition, a duplicate case was subtracted. The suspected cases are divided into 23,460 women and 18,325 men.

The dashboard Health adds that due to coronavirus there is 651 hospitalized people Y 46,476 convalescent.

In addition, it indicates that there are 91 adult patients Y one pediatric intensive by COVID-19. It also mentions that 108 adults is it so connected to a fan due to the virus.

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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