January 19, 2022

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Health reports seven new deaths from COVID-19 in Puerto Rico

The Department of Health Seven new deaths have been reported since this Friday COVID-19, In Puerto Rico the order was raised to a total of 3,305.

In a tweet, the company pointed out that only one of the dead had not been vaccinated against the virus, but clarified that everyone had pre-existing conditions.

Death statistics and their occurrence dates will be broken down in the full health report which will be updated at noon.

Chairman of Scientific Alliance, Daniel Callen Ramos, This morning – In an interview with Radio Islam 1320 AM, after thousands of confirmed cases on the island in three weeks, the number of deaths recorded today shows the beginning of the impact on the population and the health system.

“There is no doubt that there is an increase in other effects, including deaths, when hospital admissions increase.

Precisely, The number of people hospitalized by the virus has risen to 403, Which translates to 37 patients more than yesterday.

The company said Of the total number of patients admitted to the hospital, 86 were pediatric patients, four less than the number announced yesterday. The number of children hospitalized by the virus is the highest ever reported on the island since the start of the emergency.

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“We are already seeing an increase (in the hospital), which is very worrying. It is true that we are seeing fewer hospitals with the number of cases we have. As for the (different) delta, we have seen a thousand hospitals, but we do not have it, we have half. But the problem is, many positive There are cases, even if you have half of what you had before, and you end up in a lot (hospital) because you have a lot of (positive) cases to start with, ‚ÄĚCologne explained in a radio interview with Ramos.

Information about patients in intensive care or on the ventilator will not be updated until a full report is released by the agency at noon.

According to the data portal of the Harvard University Professor of Biological Statistics, the number of patients admitted to the hospital reported by the agency today is the highest number recorded in the area since last September 5 was 409. Raphael Irisari.

However, Health At 6:00 a.m. the initial positive rate was reported as 32.16%.

The term “positivity rate” refers to the calculation between the number of tests performed by a molecular PCR test and the positive results, confirming infection with SARS-CoV-2. Statistics are used to measure the extent of the spread of the virus.

Hospital admissions, death statistics, the official positive rate and the average number of confirmed and possible cases will be published in the full report released by Noon Health at noon.

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