The island is at a high level of COVID-19 risk with a 10% positivity rate in 67 of the 78 municipalities.
The continued rise of coronavirus cases and a high rate of hospitalizations could necessitate a more rigorous phase of safety measures.
The local Medical Task Force lacks COVID tracking information needed to recommend new safety measures that the government will implement on Sept. 11.
The local Medical Task Force will evaluate new CDC guidelines, which now say asymptomatic people exposed to the coronavirus may not need to be tested.
Nearly 100 children contracted the virus while being detained at a rehabilitation center in Prescott Valley.
Gov. Wanda Vázquez announced new measures as coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue to rise on the island. People gathered at malls, which remained open.
Some of the 40 convicts tested positive for the coronavirus after arriving in Puerto Rico. Local federal authorities claim they were not told about the transfer.
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