The Health Department reported today seven additional deaths from covid-19, as well as 2,281 new positive cases between confirmed and probable.
With this, the accumulated figure rises to 235,142 cases and 2,207 deaths, between confirmed and probable, since the pandemic began.
Meanwhile, it was indicated that the total of new infections includes cases with samples taken from April 3 to April 17.
Demographics of deceased:
- 82-year-old woman
- 59-year-old man
- 70 year old woman
- 42-year-old man
977 new cases with a positive molecular test for COVID-19 are reported. At the moment, 531 people are hospitalized, of which two minors and another 60 adults are on a ventilator. Seven deaths are reported from the coronavirus. pic.twitter.com/SacHeA7yZa
– Dept of Health of PR (@desaludpr) April 19, 2021
On the other hand, the total number of cases confirmed by molecular testing (PCR) now amounts to 108,864 after adding 977 cases.
Probable cases total 14,185 with 391 new infections.
Meanwhile, 913 suspected cases put the total number of infections by positive serological test at 109,093.
From elsewhere, The report reflected 531 hospitalized for covid-19, 22 patients more than in the past 24 hours.