March 7, 2021

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Health reports eight additional deaths from Covid-19 | government


The Department of Health report reported eight deaths from Covid-19, while 327 confirmed cases and 340 additional probable cases were recorded.

The registered deaths were listed as confirmed. They are three women, 81 years old (Bayamón region), 86 years old (Metro region) and 85 years old (Bayamón region); and five men, 59 years (Metro region), 71 years (Bayamón region), 70 years (Bayamón region), 61 years (Arecibo region) and 78 years (Bayamón region).

With these additional deaths, the confirmed deaths add up to 500 and the probable deaths are 173, so the total number of deaths is 673.

The agency emphasizes in all its reports that changes in the number of deaths should not be construed as having occurred in the last 24 hours.

On the other hand, the total of the results of confirmed cases of Covid-19 is 24,505, of which 13,157 are women and 11,348 are men. The total was adjusted after subtracting a duplicate case and adding three cases with sampling dates of September 3, 9 and 14.

The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sample collection date of September 16 to 29.

As part of the report, 340 additional probable cases were registered, with a sampling date that ranges from September 16 to 29. In this line, the total is 25,242 after being adjusted, by subtracting 49 cases that had a positive molecular test, later, and were added to the cases registered as part of this report.

In addition, one case with a sampling date of July 28 was subtracted and 61 cases with a sampling date of August 7 to September 15 were added. Probable cases are divided into 14,075 women and 11,167 men.



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