The Department of Health reported today 5 deaths additional due to COVID-19, which occurred during this month of January, as indicated by the agency in its report that it issues daily.
The agency noted that the total deaths reached 1,783. The number is divided into 1,499 confirmed deaths and 284 probable.
In addition, 354 new confirmed cases of coronavirus by molecular tests (RT-PCR) positive. The total of confirmed cases adds up 85,551.
Similarly, Salud reported 75 new probable cases detected through antigen testing. The total of probable cases increased to 6,518.
He also reported 418 new suspected cases, these by positive serological tests. The total of suspected cases increased to 66,734.
Meanwhile, Health added that due to coronavirus there is 312 people hospitalized, 22 of these pediatric, and 78,813 convalescent.
In addition, it indicates that there are 54 adult patients in intensive care by COVID-19. It also mentions that 43 adults are hooked up to a fan due to the virus.