January 27, 2021

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Health reports two new deaths from coronavirus

The report of the Department of Health reported two deaths from COVID-19, while 115 confirmed cases and 73 additional probable cases were recorded.

The number of hospitalizations is 495 a rise when compared with the 469 reported yesterday .

Both reported fatalities were listed as confirmed and correspond to two men, aged 68 and 63, from the Caguas and Metro regions, respectively.

With these reported deaths, the total confirmed deaths add up to 106 and the probable deaths are 105, therefore, the total deaths is 211 . It is important to remember that any death recorded after the report is issued will be reflected in subsequent reports.

The change in the number of deaths should not be interpreted as having occurred in the last 24 hours. Likewise, it is important to note that the reporting of deaths may vary, to the extent that the processes of registration and codification of causes of death occur, which could take several days.

On the other hand, the total of the results of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is 5,700. Of that total, 2,877 are women and 2,822 men; a case is under investigation in this line. The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sample collection date of July 13 to 24.

As part of the report, 73 additional probable cases were registered, with a sample collection date of 15 as of July 26, 2020. In this line, the total is 10,361, after being adjusted, by subtracting seven cases that had a positive molecular test, subsequently, and added to the cases registered as part of this report. Similarly, 40 cases were added with a sample collection date from May 10 to June 10. Probable cases are divided into 5,666 women and 4,695 men.

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