The secretary of the Department of Health,
Lorenzo González Feliciano, updated today the situation of Influenza in the Island,
in accordance with the last report prepared by the Division of Epidemiología of
The most updated information points to that, for the week from 4 to 10 of
in March (week 10) 384 cases of Influenza A were brought (that they include so much Influenza A H3N2 and Influenza A H1N1) and 8 cases of Influenza B, as he reported
agency in a press release.
The population from 0 to 14 years of age
it keeps on being the most affected.
For the week 10, they are had brought
four hospitalizaciones associated with the virus of Influenza
to the moment in which
it completed the report. It is a question of two féminas and two males. Two of
patients are between the groups of age of 0-4 years of age, one between
ages from 10 to 14 years of age, and other one between 15 to 19 years of age, resident
of the regions of Bayamón and Metro/Fajardo.
The thickness of the cases again has registered
in the regions of health of Bayamón. The same one understands the municipalities of
Barranquitas, Bayamón, Cataño, Comerío, Corozal, Gilding, Naranjito, Orocovis,
Tall Toa, Toa Baja and Vega Alta.
Whereas the metropolitan region includes the villages of Canóvanas, Carolina,
Guaynabo, Loíza, I Laugh Stones, Saint John and Trujillo Alto and that of Caguas understands
the municipalities of Good Waters, Aibonito, Caguas, Cayey, Citron, Gurabo,
Humacao, Reeds, The Stones, Maunabo, Naguabo, the St Lawrence and Yabucoa.