January 17, 2021

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Health reports nine additional deaths from Covid-19 | government


The Department of Health report reported nine deaths from Covid-19; meanwhile, 191 confirmed cases and 147 additional probable cases were registered.

Thus, there are 390 deaths and 29,896 probable and confirmed cases accumulated since the pandemic began.

Of the reported fatalities, five were classified as confirmed and are broken down below:

– 68-year-old man from the Metro region

– 85-year-old woman from the Metro region

– 77-year-old man years from the Arecibo region

– 73-year-old woman from the Metro region

– 63-year-old man from the Bayamón region

On the other hand, four probable deaths were recorded that are broken down below: [19659002] – 83-year-old woman from the Mayagüez region

– 69-year-old woman from the Caguas region

– 76-year-old man from the Bayamón region

– 70-year-old woman from the Metro region

With the reported fatalities, the confirmed deaths add up to 251 and the probable deaths are 139, therefore, the total number of deaths is 390.

On the other hand, the total of the results of confirmed cases of Covid-19 is 13.477. The total was adjusted to add four cases with sampling dates from July 20 to August 4. Of that total, 7,065 are women and 6,412 are men. The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sample collection date of August 9 to 20.

As part of the report, 147 additional probable cases were registered, with a sample collection date that includes 11 to August 20. In this line, the total is 16,419, after being adjusted, by subtracting 30 cases that had a positive molecular test, later, and were added to the cases registered as part of this report. On the other hand, seven cases were added with sampling dates from June 26 to July 23. Probable cases are divided into 9,034 women and 7,385 men.

Summary of the Department of Health report:

Additional confirmed cases: 191

Total confirmed cases: 13,477

Probable cases Additional: 147

Total probable cases: 16,419

Additional confirmed deaths: 5

Total confirmed deaths: 251

Additional probable deaths: 4

Total probable deaths: 139

Total deaths reported: 390



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