The Health Department report reported five deaths from Covid-19; meanwhile, 128 confirmed cases and 60 additional probable cases were registered.
With these new cases, there are 774 reported deaths, and 58,830 confirmed and probable cases accumulated since the pandemic began.
Of the deaths reported, four were classified as confirmed and are detailed below:
– 65-year-old woman from the Metro region
– 56-year-old woman from the Metro region
– 81-year-old woman from the Bayamón region
– 80-year-old woman from the Bayamón region
In addition, the probable death of a 64-year-old woman from the Metro region was recorded.
With these additional deaths, the confirmed deaths total 590 and the probable deaths are 184, making the total number of deaths 774.
On the other hand, the total of the results of confirmed cases of Covid-19 is 29,717, of which 15,991 are women and 13,726 are men. The total confirmed cases was adjusted after adding four cases with a sampling date of October 8. The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sampling date of October 9-17.
As part of the report, 60 additional probable cases were registered, with a sampling date that ranges from October 9 to 18. In this line, the total is 29,113 after being adjusted, by subtracting six cases that had a positive molecular test, later, and were added to the cases registered as part of this report; Furthermore, two cases were added with a sampling date of October 6 and 7, and a duplicate case was subtracted. Probable cases are divided into 16,243 women and 12,870 men.
Summary of the Department of Health report:
Additional confirmed cases: 128
Total confirmed cases: 29,717
Additional probable cases: 60
Total probable cases: 29,113
Additional confirmed deaths: 4
Total confirmed deaths: 590
Additional probable deaths: 1
Total probable deaths: 184
Total reported deaths: 774