COVID-19: 10 new deaths reported, 34.52% positivity rate

Positive rate COVID-19 In Puerto Rico, it rose this morning to 34.52%, a change of three percentage points above that recorded before Ministry of Health Yesterday Thursday noon.

Even the numbers recorded this week in this line indicate that it is the second highest peak (recovery in injuries) of the epidemic, and was only surpassed by the high positivity recorded last January, when the island was going through a wave of infections caused by the alternative. omicron from the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

The increase in the positivity rate coincides with a rise in hospitalizations. The agency reported an increase in this line to 389 (22 more than yesterday), a number divided between 330 adults and 59 minors.

according to Data Dynamics Gateway According to the agency, on a date like today three months ago, the number of adult patients in the hospital was limited to 67.

secondly, And the agency reported 10 new deaths as a result of the virus, bringing the total accumulated in this line to 4,390.

Through a tweet, the agency clarified that three of the deceased had not been vaccinated, three others had received only two doses of the drug and four had received the full course of vaccination (including booster doses).

BioPortal statistics show that in the past 30 days, health has reported 168 deaths. Most of these deaths correspond to the age group of 80 years or more, followed by the group of 70 to 79 and then the adult population of 60 to 89 years.

Currently, the average number of deaths per day – based on a one-week period – is four.

Ago Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA, in English) has authorized the use of vaccines against COVID-19, and the scientific and medical community has confirmed that the drug did not prevent infection with the virus, but it reduced the chances of suffering from severe symptoms and death.

The average number of unvaccinated deaths per 100 – in a 30-day period – is 7, out of a population of 505,121. in the case of vaccination (in two doses) 4 people out of a population of 1,173,215; Concerning booster vaccinators it is also 4 for a population of 1,515,358.

Overall, in the past 30 days: 38 deaths were reported among unvaccinated people, 60 deaths among vaccinated people, and 75 deaths in vaccinated people.

The rest of the epidemiological and statistical data will be expanded at noon.

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