The Health Department portal today reflected a slight decrease of 1 in total hospitalizations for coronavirus (Covid-19), bringing the total to 420.
A pediatric patient remains in intensive care due to the virus. At the moment it is only known that he is a teenager, he has been in detention for several days and is stable.
Meanwhile, 70 adults are in intensive care, one more than yesterday. The total number of patients connected to ventilators decreased from 57 to 54.
On the other hand, Health detailed that there are 15,476 convalescent patients, an increase of 1,935 compared to yesterday’s figure. Salud defines a convalescent patient as a “person who is recovering from an illness. Gradual recovery of health after illness.”
The country’s hospital system currently has 3,091 beds for adults, 219 intensive beds, 956 pediatric beds, 63 pediatric intensive beds and 777 ventilators.
Health reported in its most recent daily report 242 confirmed cases of Covid-19 and another 263 probable cases. The total deaths from the virus rose to 535, after adding 12 confirmed fatalities in the past 24 hours.