Positive rate COVID-19 Today, Monday, it is at 33.11% without material changes, compared to 33.57% recorded yesterday, according to Ministry of Health.
According to the agency’s data portal, the positivity on the same date three months ago was 3.66%.
This is the second wave with the highest positive in the two years of the pandemic, only exceeded by the numbers recorded during the rebound caused by the variable omicron in january.
On the other hand, health It reported one additional death from the virus, bringing the death toll on the island to 4,400 since March 2020.
The agency indicated via a tweet that the deceased, an 84-year-old man from the Fajardo region, completed the booster dose vaccination series.
May ended with 170 deaths from COVID-19. So far in June there have been 12 deaths.
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.
Overall, they occurred in the last 30 days: 34 deaths in unvaccinated people, 51 deaths in vaccinated people, and 71 deaths in people vaccinated with the booster.
On the other hand, the agency reported that 361 people were hospitalized due to the coronavirus, which represents an additional patient in the past 24 hours.
The total is divided into 315 adults and 46 children. Of the adults, 33 are in the intensive care unit (ICU), 18 of whom are on a ventilator. In addition, there are three cases of children in intensive care, two of whom are on a ventilator.
According to BioPortal, on a date like today three months ago, the number of adult patients in the hospital was limited to 65.
Meanwhile, the average number of confirmed cases – in a seven-day period – was 787, while the number of probable cases was 2,382.
With regard to vaccination, the percentage of the eligible population aged 5 years or older who have been vaccinated with at least one dose is 95%. More than 2.6 million people have completed the dose series. In addition, only 61.3% of the eligible population over 12 years of age had a booster dose, which represents 1,518,008 people.