Minsa: Pandemic stabilizes after three years

The latest report provided by the Expanded Immunization Program in Panama, a total of 8,879,799 doses of vaccines against Covid-19 have been applied.

To the turn 3 years of the arrival of covid-19 to Panama and in turn the start of the pandemiccurrently the country HE finds in a controlled phase either stable product of interinstitutional work and the executed strategies through the Ministry of Health (Minsa).

Sharomay Osma, medical director of the Center of Covid-19 Patient CareLocated in the ancient Figaliindicated that once reported by authorities he first case of infection by coronavirus he March 9, 2020 HE activated the alarms and mechanisms with the purpose of reduce the risk of spread.

Expansion of installed capacity in the country

The expansion in installed capacity in the country consisted in the habilitation of 95 beds in ward and 19 at UCRE in the Specialized Higher Technical Institute; 40 beds in the ward and 8 in UCRE in the INMFRE; 40 beds in UCRE and 120 in room at Figali; 228 beds in ward and 75 in UCRE at the San Miguel Arcángel Hospital and besides 5 field hospitals with 176 beds.

Vaccination part of success

With the arrival during he month of January 2021 of the first shipment with vaccines for fight covid-19 of the pfizer pharmaceutical, Panama, HE turned in one of the pioneer countries of the region in the application of the dose.
Panama have been applied a total of 8,879,799 doses of vaccines against he Covid-19.

bivalent vaccine

The accessibility today in the country to bivalent vaccine allows a greater protection to the population with a additional reinforcement increasing he mechanism of action for attack he virus and his variants such as omicron.

Continue with prevention measures

Finally, dr. Osma manifested that population has to continue with measures such as the lhand washinghe use of mask in closed spaces and prevent a new regrowth emerges. G/C

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