Covid-19 presents a slight rebound this week

Panama report for this Tuesday four new deaths because of Covid-19, with which the total number of deaths from the disease rose to 6,248, keeping the percentage of fatality to 1.7%.

Since the pandemic began in Panama, applied in the country a total of 2,421,904 tests to detect COVID-19, of which 9,224 sand carried out in the last 24 hours, reporting that 320 tested positive.

For this Tuesday the rate from positivity reflects a decrease from 1.1%, since today it is located in 3.4% Y Yesterday It was from 4.5%

To date they remain suffering the disease a total 3,872 people, of which 3,542 they are fulfilling their home isolation (3,367 in their homes and 175 in hospital hotels).

On the other hand, 330 infecteds not required hospitalization, and of those 268 patients are kept confined in sregular wings, while the 62 remaining remain in Intensive Care Units (UCI), from different hospitals nationwide.

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Today our country reports a total of 365,619 cases confirmed since the pandemic began in March 2020 Y 355, 499 patients recovered, that is to say that el 97% of the infected with the virus he soperated the disease.

The townships con more cases reported are David (19 cases), La Concepción, San Francisco in Panama and David Sur (9 cases w / u), Bull’s mouths (8 cases), Mayor Díaz and San Pablo Viejo (7 cases).

While the epidemiological week number 17, which corresponds to the cutoff of May 1, presented in the epidemic curve with a total of 2,148 new cases, which represents a slight increase froml 2.3% compared with the week number 16.
Meanwhile he Index from Effective Reproduction (Rt) was located this week at 1, which represents a slight increase with relationship to previous week chen was from 0.98.

“With the figures presented by the Department of epidemiology of the Minsa, it seems that the virus is coming back a gain ground on various points from Republica, since if these indices are maintained we do not rule out that we have to drink some type of measures in the provinces what are they presenting increase in their indices“, said the Minister of Health, Luis Francisco Sucre.

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