According to the Ministry of Health, the positive COVID-19 rate in Puerto Rico increased to 725 percent today, Saturday, for the seventh day in a row

This number indicates that the degree of transmission is red (large)

Furthermore, the figure is higher than the World Health Organization's suggested 5%

The number of patients in the COVID-19 hospital has now risen to 42

Vaccination against COVID-19 continues to be the safest way to reduce the risk of serious illness," the agency urged

The agency did not include any disease-related deaths in the report released today, bringing 4,170

Iris Cardona Warne, the Department of Health's medical officer, recently stated that the agency had identified an increase in positive cases due to the BA2 sub-strain of the omicron variable

This has resulted in the highest number of injuries on the island in January