Update the data on the COVID-19 portal of the Ministry of Health

The platform will be updated from tomorrow.

Dr. Carlos Melado, Secretary of the Ministry of Health. Photo: Journal of Medicine and Public Health.

“This update provides the most accurate information, as it takes into account the status of vaccination, distinguishing between ‘unvaccinated’, ‘no current vaccination’ and ‘current vaccination’, said Dr. Carlos Melado, Minister of Health in a press release.

This is a recommendation prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and adopted by the Ministry of Health, which is why it updated its data portal (dashboard) to adequately present the statistics for COVID-19 in the vaccination sections. and the component of deaths in your update daily.

“We continue to promote transparency with accurate data that promote objective and reliable information. It is important to break down barriers to misinformation. By presenting the data with this definition, the data will be brought into line with the reality in which we live. The importance of vaccination is relevant because it can save lives, especially vulnerable groups, “added Melado.

The platform will be updated from tomorrow. The death component, in the Daily Update section and the Vaccination section, will present the updated data, taking into account the current vaccination status.

Melado thanked the experts from the Office of Epidemiology and Surveillance, who, together with the vaccination team, “were able to present daily updates on the state of vaccination according to the new definitions. We will continue to work on updating the data to provide the most accurate information, “he added.

The Ministry of Health invites citizens to access the link https://covid19datos.salud.gov.pr to keep up to date with COVID-19 data on the Island, including vaccination, deaths, hospitalization, tests performed, positive results, COVID-19 cases, genomic observation and others.