The Health Department report reported eight deaths from Covid-19; meanwhile, 294 confirmed cases and 289 additional probable cases were registered.
With this, there are 50,375 probable and confirmed cases accumulated since the pandemic began. Deaths total 681.
The deaths registered were classified as confirmed and are detailed below:
– 75-year-old man from the Metro region
– 97-year-old woman from the Aguadilla region
– 72-year-old man from the Caguas region
– 91-year-old woman from the Metro region
– 78-year-old woman from the Metro region
– 55-year-old man from the Caguas region
– 81-year-old woman from the Metro region
– 43-year-old man from the Arecibo region
With these additional deaths, the confirmed deaths add up to 508 and the probable ones are 173, so the total number of deaths is 681. The agency noted 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 24,804, of which 13,317 are women and 11,487 are men. The total was adjusted to add five cases with dates of sampling between August 18 and September 11. The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sample collection date of September 19 to 30.
As part of the report, 289 additional probable cases were registered, with a sampling date that ranges from September 19 to 30. In this line, the total is 25,571 after being adjusted, when adding 40 cases with a sample collection date from August 8 to September 18. Probable cases are divided into 14,266 women and 11,305 men.
Summary of the Department of Health report:
Additional confirmed cases: 294
Total confirmed cases: 24,804
Additional probable cases: 289
Total probable cases: 25,571
Additional confirmed deaths: 8
Total confirmed deaths: 508
Additional probable deaths: 0
Total probable deaths: 173
Total reported deaths: 681