January 17, 2021

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In 54,234 accumulated confirmed and probable cases of Covid-19 | government


The Health Department report reported five deaths from Covid-19; meanwhile, 213 confirmed cases and 169 additional probable cases were registered.

With these new cases, there are 735 reported deaths, and 54,234 confirmed and probable cases accumulated since the pandemic began.

Of the deaths reported, three were classified as confirmed and are broken down below:

– 66-year-old man from the Fajardo region

– 94-year-old woman from the Metro region

– 78-year-old man from the Bayamón region

In addition, two probable deaths were reported corresponding to a 53-year-old woman and a 62-year-old man, both from the Metro region.

With these additional deaths, the confirmed deaths total 554 and the probable ones are 181, so the total number of deaths is 735.

On the other hand, the total of the results of confirmed cases of Covid-19 is 27,004, of which 14,545 are women and 12,459 are men. The total was adjusted after adding 16 cases with a sampling date from May 12 to September 26; in addition, a duplicate case was subtracted. The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sample collection date of September 28 to October 9.

As part of the report, 169 additional probable cases were registered, with a sampling date that ranges from September 28 to October 9. In this line, the total is 27,230 after being adjusted, by subtracting 17 cases that had a positive molecular test, later, and were added to the cases registered as part of this report; Furthermore, 183 cases were added with a sampling date from April 15 to September 25. Probable cases are divided into 15,196 women and 12,034 men.

Summary of the Department of Health report:

Additional confirmed cases: 213

Total confirmed cases: 27,004

Additional probable cases: 169

Total probable cases: 27,230

Additional confirmed deaths: 3

Total confirmed deaths: 554

Additional probable deaths: 2

Total probable deaths: 181

Total reported deaths: 735



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