The Department of Health report reported four deaths from Covid-19; meanwhile, 240 confirmed cases and 321 additional probable cases were registered.
Thus, there are 428 deaths and 32,550 confirmed and probable cases accumulated since the pandemic began.
Of the reported deaths, these three were cataloged as confirmed: 59-year-old man from the Metro region; An 85-year-old woman from the Bayamón region and a 70-year-old woman from the Metro region.
In addition, a probable death was reported corresponding to an 85-year-old man from the Arecibo region.
With the reported fatalities , the confirmed deaths add 283 and the probable ones are 145, therefore, the total of deaths is 428.
On the other hand, the total of the results of confirmed cases of Covid-19 is 14,986, of which 7,877 are women and 7,109 are men. The total was adjusted after adding 20 cases with a sampling date from July 22 to August 13. The reported cases are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sample collection date of August 18 to 26.
As part of the report, 321 additional probable cases were registered, with a sample collection date that includes 14 to August 26. In this line, the total is 17,564, after being adjusted, by subtracting 37 cases that had a positive molecular test, later, and were added to the cases registered as part of this report. On the other hand, 18 cases were added with a sample collection date from June 27 to August 13. Probable cases are divided into 9,659 women and 7,905 men.
Summary of the Department of Health report:
Additional confirmed cases: 240
Total confirmed cases: 14,986
Probable cases additional: 321
Total probable cases: 17,564
Additional confirmed deaths: 3
Total confirmed deaths: 283
Additional probable deaths: 1
Total probable deaths: 145
Total deaths reported: 428