In a tweet, the company said both dead had not been vaccinated against the virus. The victims were aged 75 and 93.
So far this year, 833 people have died from the disease on the island. Last January closed with a deadly month of epidemics, with 607 deaths.
At this time, an average of one death per day occurs in Puerto Rico. That number was 16 in January.
Both deaths were reported in the Daily Health Report, two days after the 20th December 2021 without any deaths.
In total, they have been reported in the last 30 days:
- 62 people were killed Not vaccinated 549,108 population (this population is constantly changing as people are vaccinated).
- 41 people were killed Vaccinated Of a population of 1,280,817 (partially without a booster dose) (this population is constantly changing when people reach the time when they are eligible to receive a booster).
- 19 deaths Vaccinated with drug boosterOf a population of 1,363,769 (this population is constantly changing, depending on the number of people receiving that size).
On the other hand, the number of hospital admissions for SARS-CoV-2 corona virus increased to 47, representing three additional patients in the last 24 hours.
This number is divided into 40 adults and seven pediatric patients. In addition, 10 adults are in the intensive care unit (ICU), eight of whom are connected to a ventilator.
In addition, the positive rate – updated at noon – is 4.34%About 5% is recommended World Health Organization (WHO).
The average number of confirmed cases – in seven days – is 61 and the average number of potential cases is 96.
As for the vaccine, 2,936,068 eligible individuals (95.4%) aged 5 years and over have received at least one dose of the approved vaccine. Of these, 2,644,586 (86%) completed the dose sequence.
Meanwhile, 163,797 children between the ages of 5 and 11 received the drug. Pfizer. In addition, of the 2,347,619 population (58.1%), 1,363,769 people 12 years of age or older received booster coverage.
“The COVID-19 vaccine is the best line of defense, teaching the body to defend itself against disease”, Health recalled.
Five months after completing the two-dose series, the Pfizer Booster is available for 12-year-olds and older. Those who have been vaccinated Modern They must be 18 years of age or older and wait five months after the second dose. Vaccinated people Johnson & Johnson They can get the booster two months after a single dose.