The Health Department report reported nine deaths from coronavirus (Covid-19), as well as 136 confirmed cases and 133 additional probable cases.
Thus, the confirmed and probable cases in Puerto Rico amount to 59,037.
Of the reported deaths, six were cataloged as confirmed: four men aged 65 (Caguas region), 65 years (Metro region), 52 years (Fajardo region) and 84 years (Bayamón region); and two women, 86 years old (Metro region) and 94 years old (Bayamón region).
In addition, three probable deaths were registered: three men, 83 years old (Ponce region), 74 years old (Ponce region) and 73 years old (Metro region).
With these additional deaths, the confirmed deaths add up to 596 and the probable ones are 187, so the total number of deaths is 783.
Salud emphasizes in all its reports that the change in the number of deaths should not be interpreted as having occurred in the last 24 hours.
On the other hand, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases is 29,804, of which 16,046 are women and 13,758 are men. The total was adjusted after adding 17 cases with a sampling date from July 21 to October 7.
In addition, 66 duplicate cases were subtracted. The reported cases are those that have a positive molecular test (PCR), with a sample collection date of October 9 to 19.
As part of the report, 133 additional probable cases were registered, with a sampling date that ranges from October 9 to 19. In this line, the total is 29,233 after being adjusted, by subtracting 16 cases that had a positive molecular test later, and were added to the cases registered as part of this report.
Five cases were also added with a sampling date of August 18, August 20, and September 15; and two duplicate cases were subtracted. Probable cases are divided into 16,313 women and 12,920 men.