This morning, the Ministry of Health reported a positive rate of 19.05%, which is the highest percentage the country has faced since January 30, when it reversed 18.44%. The figure comes from the agency’s daily morning report via its Twitter account. The positivity rate was 18.14% yesterday.
The World Health Organization recommends keeping the virus under control at 5%, although experts on the island suggest this line is only 3%.
Today no deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported; 110 people were hospitalized. At the moment the positivity rate is 19.05%. Adults over 50 and eligible people can now receive a second booster for the COVID-19 vaccine. pic.twitter.com/8heiSozEMB
Puerto Rico Department of Health (desaludpr) April 15, 2022 >
Similarly, health reported an increase in hospitalizations compared to yesterday when it was 99. Today that number has risen to 110: 77 adults and 33 pediatric patients.
No new deaths related to COVID-19 were reported this morning, so the global figure remains at 4,184.
Health will provide an update at noon on this data, as well as the outcome of epidemiological and public health surveillance efforts.
Tomorrow, Saturday, the agency indicated that it will conduct COVID-19 tests in Cabo Rojo (Poblado), Caguas (Paseo de las Artes), Ceba (Langas Terminal), Lajas (Bureau of Art and Culture), and San Juan (in the outskirts of the Convention Center and in District T). -Mobile).
People who are concerned about the coronavirus can call the Assmca PAS Line at 1-800-981-0023. Those with symptoms can contact the Ministry of Health at 787-999-6202.
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