Health reports three new deaths from COVID-19

The Health Department reported this Wednesday three additional deaths from COVID-19bringing the total in this line to 4,158 since the pandemic began.

Through a tweet, the agency reported that two of the deceased were not vaccinated, while the third was inoculated, but did not have a booster dose.

“Having a weakened immune system can increase your chance of getting seriously ill from COVID-19,” Health said, without specifying whether the three reported victims suffered from pre-existing conditions.

So far this year, 838 deaths from this disease have been registered, most of them in the group of 80 years or older (392).

In total, they have been reported in the last 30 days:

  • 38 deaths of people not vaccinated out of a population of 541,696 (this population number is constantly changing as people get vaccinated).
  • 24 deaths of people vaccinated (partially without the booster dose) out of a population of 1,263,569 (this population number is constantly changing as people reach the time they are eligible to receive the booster).
  • 12 deaths of people vaccinated with the drug boosterout of a population of 1,388,429 (this population figure is constantly changing, depending on the number of people receiving that dose).

On the other hand, the number of hospitalized for the virus dawned at 45, which is two fewer patients compared to yesterday’s data, Tuesday.

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The total consists of 35 adult and 10 pediatric cases. Yesterday, this line was divided into 35 adults and 12 pediatric patients.

Meanwhile, the preliminary positivity rate -updated at 5:00 am- amounts to 5.21%, above the 5% recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Health will offer additional data at noon, such as the demographics of the deceased, the total number of people vaccinated and the average number of confirmed cases.

Pending to for the expansion of this story.

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