November 28, 2020

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Nearly 3,000 Coronavirus Positive Tests Recorded in 10 Days


In the past 10 days, the Bio Portal of the Department of Health registered 2,990 positive tests for covid-19 coronavirus including molecular and serological.

The dates of this The compilation includes from June 29 to July 9: 1,339 were positive for molecular tests, while 1,651 were for rapid tests.

On average, the figures represent about 299 positive tests daily, during that period of time.

This is an increase of 149% in the daily average of the various tests that give positive to covid-19, when compared to the previous data.

And it is that between June 12 to 29, Puerto Rico registered 2,035 positive tests, for a daily average of about 120, between molecular and serological.

You can also read: Molecular and serological tests give a daily average of 120 positive on the Island [19659002] Po On the other hand, between both types of tests, the Health Department has reported a total of 464,073 since the pandemic began until last Thursday.

Coronavirus tests as of July 9 by the Bio Portal of the Health Department [19659010] “It is important to remember that the table breaks down the results of the tests reported to the Department of Health, not the cases; therefore, more evidence is recorded than confirmed and probable cases. The test results are received continuously through the BioPortal, so it should not be understood that the data presented represents the totality of the tests carried out as of the date of this report, "the agency stressed in its preliminary report. [19659011] On the rise

In the morning report on Friday, Salud indicated that in Puerto Rico there are a total of 2,351 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 6,786 probable. This is a total of 9,137.

You can also read: Puerto Rico adds 2,351 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 6,786 probable

“The percentage of Positivity decreased from 11.3% on March 30, 2020 (peak of the epidemic) to 0.2% on June 4 and has been increasing consistently since June 5, reaching 5.2% positivity on July 6, 2020. During the In the same period, 2,074 cases of covid-19 confirmed by molecular testing have been registered, "explained the health agency in the report.

He also clarified that the percentage of positivity is determined once they receive the results of at least 4,000 samples for the corresponding day. The data on Saturdays and Sundays show a much smaller total of tests carried out, over-representing the most symptomatic patients. The recurring increase in positivity during the weekends does not represent the average working day experience.

To see the data from May 28 to June 6 read: Coronavirus in Puerto Rico: 1,173 positive tests in 10 days

To see the data from June 6 to June 12 read: Coronavirus: Health records 1,160 positive tests in the past week

To see the data from June 12 to June 29 read: Molecular and serological tests give a daily average of 120 positives on the Island



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