August 1, 2021

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There are 8,745 confirmed and probable cases of Covid-19 on the Island | government

The Health Department report reported two deaths from Covid-19; meanwhile, 28 confirmed cases and 18 additional probable cases were registered.

With this, 8,745 confirmed and probable cases total.

The additional deaths are confirmed and correspond to two men of 52 and 42 years, reported by the regions Metro and Aguadilla, respectively. With these additional cases, the total of confirmed deaths adds up to 64 and the probable ones remain at 95, therefore, the total number of deaths is 159. It is important to remember that any death recorded after the report is issued will be reflected in subsequent reports.

The results of the confirmed cases of Covid-19 correspond to 1,076 women and 1,095 men, for a total of 2,171. The total of confirmed cases was adjusted, after subtracting four duplicate cases. The confirmed confirmed cases are those that have a positive PCR test, with a sample date of June 30 to July 5.

On the other hand, 18 additional probable cases were registered. In this line, the total is 6,574, after being adjusted, by subtracting two cases that had a positive molecular test, subsequently, and added to the cases registered as part of this report. On the other hand, 11 duplicate cases were subtracted and two cases were added with sample dates of April 8 and 14. The probable cases are divided into 3,515 women and 3,059 men.

The adjustments in totals are made as part of an effort by the Department of Health, entities and clinical laboratories to ensure that all samples made for Covid-19 are recorded in the Bio Portal, regardless of the date it was taken.

Summary of the Department of Health report:

Additional confirmed cases: 28

Total confirmed cases: 2,171

Cases Additional probable deaths: 18

Total probable cases: 6,574

Additional confirmed deaths: 2

Total confirmed deaths: 64

Additional probable deaths: 0

Total probable deaths: 95

Total deaths reported: 159

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