Meanwhile, the number of deaths associated with the disease stood at 62, two more than those reported until yesterday.
The most recent victims of the virus were reported to be a woman and a man aged 81 and 31, respectively, who resided in the Caguas region. According to a Health press release, although both patients were not tested for COVID-19, at the time of their death they had symptoms of the disease.
Regarding the new positive cases, the agency maintained that ten were processed in the Public Health Laboratory processed and 85 in private laboratories. The Veterans Hospital did not report new cases. Of all confirmed patients, 622 are men, while 591 are women.
Of the 11,332 COVID-19 tests that have been carried out in Puerto Rico, 8,280 have shown negative, while 1,830 are pending results, the highest number since the emergency began. Nine others remain classified as unfinished.
Despite the fact that the Health Secretary, Lorenzo González Feliciano, has recognized inconsistencies in the numbers provided by the agency, they continue to use them as a basis for making projections and managing the emergency.
The town with the most registered cases is still San Juan with 166, followed by Guaynabo with 70 and Bayamón with 60. However, Health still does not have the town of residence of 331 cases available.
Meanwhile, the age group that continues to dominate statistics with the highest number of reported cases is 50-59.