The Department of Health report reported three more Covid-19 deaths and 104 confirmed cases and 134 additional probable cases.
With this, there are 56,650 confirmed and probable cases accumulated since the pandemic began. Meanwhile, deaths total 761.
The reported deaths were classified as confirmed and are broken down below:
– 69-year-old man from the Ponce region
– 52-year-old man from the Bayamón region
– 92-year-old woman from the Arecibo region
With these additional deaths, the confirmed deaths add up to 578 and the probable are 183, so the total number of deaths is 761. Health highlighted that any death registered after the report was issued will be reflected in subsequent reports.
On the other hand, the total of the results of confirmed cases of Covid-19 is 28,293, of which 15,228 are women and 13,065 are men. The total of confirmed cases was adjusted after adding 19 cases with a sampling date from March 26 to October 7; in addition, four duplicate cases were subtracted. The cases reported are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sampling date of October 8-14.
As part of the report, 134 additional probable cases were registered, with a sampling date that ranges from October 8 to 14. In this line, the total is 28,357 after being adjusted, by subtracting 14 cases that had a positive molecular test, later, and were added to the cases registered as part of this report. In addition, two cases with a sampling date of June 1 and September 12, respectively, were added, and three duplicate cases were subtracted. Probable cases are divided into 15,837 women and 12,520 men.
Summary of the Department of Health report:
Additional confirmed cases: 104
Total confirmed cases: 28,293
Additional probable cases: 134
Total probable cases: 28,357
Additional confirmed deaths: 3
Total confirmed deaths: 578
Additional probable deaths: 0
Total probable deaths: 183
Total reported deaths: 761