12,561 tests are applied to detect COVID-19;  they were positive 915

Panama counts this Friday a total of 7,184 active cases from Covid-19 throughout the country, of which 6,751 they keep fulfilling their home isolation (6,399 in their houses Y 352 on Hotels hospitals).

According to official figures released this afternoon by the Ministry of Health (Minsa), of the total number of active cases, 433 patients have required to be hospitalized and of them 372 They’re in regular rooms and the 61 remaining are kept in Intensive Care Units (FIA), from different hospitals nationwide.

For this Friday, the Minsa only reports the death for SARS-CoV-2 from only one person, with which the deaths accumulated due to disease will risen 6,389, maintaining the rate of lethality in the 1.7 %.

Today it was also announced that they applied in all the country 12,561 tests, of which 915 tested positive, thereby raising the index from positivity al 7.2.%, one of the higher of the last weeks.

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Based on these new data, the cumulative total from infected with Covid-19, since the pandemic began in the country, in March 2020 I know raised a de 381,122, of which 367,549 patients have achieved overcome illness.

On the other hand, the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI), reported this afternoon that in Panama he sees applied till the date 1,112,847 doses from vaccines against the COVID-19, both from the pharmaceutical house Pfizer as of AstraZeneca.

Based on the official data published by Our World in Data, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), in its latest report highlighted that Panama has administered 19.1% doses of vaccines against COVID-19 per 100,000 people, since the inoculation began on January 20.

Based on these figures, PAHO ranks Panama as the fourth country in the Americas with the most accumulated doses after Mexico, the United States, and Chile; in turn, it is the tenth country in the world that registers the highest proportion of the population that has received at least one dose of the vaccine, with 15.2% as of May 27.

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