March 2, 2021

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Health reports nine deaths from coronavirus and 701 confirmed cases


The Department of Health reported today nine deaths by COVID-19, 701 confirmed cases Y 391 probable cases additional.

The reported deaths were listed as confirmed and they are broken down below:

  • 30-year-old man from the Bayamón region
  • 54-year-old woman from the Bayamón region
  • 52-year-old woman from the metro region
  • 71-year-old woman from the metro region
  • 94-year-old woman from the metro region
  • 63-year-old man from the Arecibo region
  • 87-year-old man from the Arecibo region
  • 76-year-old man from the Bayamón region
  • 54-year-old man from the Bayamón region

With these additional deaths, the confirmed deaths total 464 and the probable ones remain at 171, so the total deaths is 635. As part of the information validation processes established by the Health protocols, the total confirmed deaths was adjusted after identifying one death reported as duplicate.

On the other hand, the total of the results of confirmed cases is 21,868, of which 11,683 are women and 10,185 are men. The total was adjusted after adding 18 cases with a sampling date from September 2 to 8. In addition, seven duplicate cases were subtracted. The cases reported are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sampling date of September 9-22.

Meanwhile, they registered 391 additional probable cases with a sampling date that includes September 9-22. In this line, the total is 23,037 after subtracting 57 cases that had a positive molecular test, later, and were added to the cases registered as part of this report. In addition, five duplicate cases were subtracted and 22 cases with a sample collection date of August 10 to September 8 were added. Probable cases are divided into 12,818 women and 10,219 men.

He dashboard Health adds that 376 people are hospitalized due to coronavirus on the Island. Yesterday the figure was 364.

In addition, it indicates that there are 66 adult patients and one pediatric patient in intensive for COVID-19. It also mentions that 27 adult patients and one pediatric patient are connected to a ventilator due to the virus.

People who are anxious about the coronavirus can call the Assmca PAS line at 1-800-981-0023. Those with symptoms can contact the Health Department at 787-999-6202.



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