The Health Department report reported nine deaths from Covid-19. Meanwhile, 701 additional cases were registered, between confirmed and probable.
Of the reported deaths, eight were classified as confirmed and are broken down below:
- 58-year-old woman from the Bayamón region
- 55-year-old man from the Arecibo region
- 57-year-old woman from the Metro region
- 86-year-old woman from the Bayamón region
- 70-year-old man from the Caguas region
- 76-year-old woman from the Aguadilla region
- 80-year-old man from the Bayamón region
- 70-year-old man from the Metro region
In addition, a probable death was recorded corresponding to a 73-year-old woman from the Bayamón region.
With these additional deaths, the confirmed deaths add up to 1,187 and the probable ones are 245, making the total number of deaths 1,432. Salud reiterates 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 of confirmed cases of Covid-19 is 67,426, of which 36,295 are women and 31,131 are men. The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sampling date of December 9-23.
The total was adjusted after adding 152 cases with sampling dates from August 24 to December 8. In addition, four duplicate cases were subtracted.
The report includes the results of antigen tests, which the CDC lists as probable cases. The total number of positive results in these tests is 3,998, which was adjusted after subtracting 43 cases that had a positive molecular test later and were added to the confirmed cases reported in this report.
In addition, two cases were added with a sampling date of December 4 and 7, respectively. The additional probable cases reported are 102, which include samples taken from December 9 to 23. The gender distribution is 2,219 women and 1,779 men.
As part of the report, 192 additional suspected cases were registered, with a sampling date that ranges from December 9 to 23. These cases, by definition, are those that have a positive serological test.
In this row, the total is 51,457 after being adjusted, by subtracting 62 cases that had a positive molecular test and one case that had a positive antigen test and were added to the confirmed and probable cases, respectively, registered as part of this report. .
On the other hand, 127 cases were added with sampling dates registered between September 9 and December 3. In addition, eight duplicate cases were subtracted. Suspected cases are divided into 28,849 women and 22,608 men.