The Department of Health report reported eight deaths from Covid-19; Meanwhile, 452 confirmed cases and 234 additional probable cases were registered.
With these new cases, there are 31,383 confirmed and probable cases accumulated since the pandemic began.
Meanwhile, the agency reported 403 hospitalized patients on its dashboard. due to the virus.
Of the 403 people hospitalized, there are 74 intensive care patients and 41 with ventilators. No pediatric patient is hospitalized for the virus.
Of the reported deaths, seven were cataloged as confirmed and are broken down below:
– 59-year-old woman from the Caguas region
– 84-year-old woman from the Arecibo region
– 84-year-old woman from the Metro region
– 64-year-old man from the Metro region
– 60-year-old man from the Arecibo region
– 65-year-old man from the Bayamón region
– 55-year-old woman from the Bayamón region
In addition, a probable death was reported corresponding to a 95-year-old woman from the Bayamón region.
With the reported fatalities, the Confirmed deaths add up to 270 and the probable ones are 142, so the total number of deaths is 412.
On the other hand, the total of the results of confirmed cases of Covid-19 is 14,469, of which 7,610 are women and 6,859 they are men. The total was adjusted after subtracting one duplicate case and adding eight cases with sampling dates from April 29 to August 6. The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sample collection date of August 14 to 24.
As part of the report, 234 additional probable cases were registered, with a sample collection date that includes 14 to August 24. In this line, the total is 16,914, after being adjusted, by subtracting 63 cases that had a positive molecular test, later, and were added to the cases registered as part of this report. On the other hand, a duplicate case was subtracted and ten cases were added with sampling dates from June 21 to August 11. Probable cases are divided into 9,326 women and 7,588 men.
Summary of the Department of Health report:
Additional confirmed cases: 452
Total confirmed cases: 14,469
Probable cases additional: 234
Total probable cases: 16,914
Additional confirmed deaths: 7
Total confirmed deaths: 270
Additional probable deaths: 1
Total probable deaths: 142
Total deaths reported: 412