A total of eight people they passed away in Panama in the last 24 hourits cause of the COVID-19, as confirmed, this Thursday afternoon, the Ministry of Health (Minsa).
According to him epidemiological report disclosed by the entity, today update a death of a previous date, with which the deaths because of the disease I know they elevate a 6,314 accumulated, keeping the lethality in the 1.7 %.
The Minsa also announced that in the last day they applied 10,038 tests to detect COVID-19, of which 579 gave positive, reason why positivity reported a new rebound, since it was located in the 5.7%, compared to yesterday when it was from 5.1%.
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To the date 5,821 infected with COVID-19 maintain the active disease, and of those 5,438 they keep fulfilling their total quarantine obligatory (5,164 in their houses Y 274 in hospital hotels).
This Tuesday, the entity also reported that 383 patients they have required hospitalization and of them 325 kept confined in regular rooms and the 58 The remaining ones are found in Intensive Care Units b, of different hospitals nationwide.
For its part, the Expanded Immunization Program (FATHER), reported that to date they have applied 882,282 doses from vaccine against the COVID-19 (AstraZeneca – Pfizer) nationwide. Of those in the Panama Metro region, 6,783 doses of vaccines were applied until 3:00 in the afternoon today.
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This Thursday the Health Minister, Luis Francisco Sucre, visited the province of Veraguas y she supervised the process of vaccination in The circuit 9-1, where they even applied more of 3,311 vaccinations against COVID-19 (AstraZeneca and Pfizer).
Sugar visited for him express car, located in Santiago Mall, the Juan Demosthenes Arosemena Normal School, the Center educational Ruben Dario on Song of the Llano and the Educational Center San Martin.
“The most important thing for the President of the Republic is the health of the Panamanian population, for which he insisted on obtaining enough vaccine doses to immunize Panamanians”said the minister Sugar.
Similarly, the holder of Health took advantage your stay in the province of Veraguas to meet up with the provincial authorities, representatives of townships, mayors and members of the Provincial COCYTs, for evaluate the current situation of the COVID-19 on the region.
During that meeting requested them to all to work in order to to prevent the clandestine parties, since those events are the direct culprits of increase from positive cases from COVID-19 in this region of the country.