Tuesday, Mar 09, 2021

11 new COVID-19 deaths and 868 new cases in 24 hours

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) announced on Friday, June 26, that there are 868 new cases of the virus in 24 hours. According to the official report, the coronavirus has left a total of 575 dead in the country.

According to the official data, the total number of infected with the virus in the country is now 29,905, while 15,270 patients have clinically recovered from the disease. There are currently 14,060 active cases.


A total of 17 new deaths were recorded over 24 hours. Six of the new death cases were women at age between 59 and 80. Five of the death cases were men at age between 38 and 91. Most death cases are age related, had diabetes or other cardio vascular conditions. The fatality rate is currently at 1.92%.


3,037 new tests were conducted in since the last report, of which 28.6% were positive. The number of total tests is now 120,303, of which 87,575 were negative.

Testing rate is reported to cover 2,812 per 100,000 population.


12,457 patients are in home isolation and 741 are in so-called hospital hotels.

The Ministry of Health also reported that 714 are in the hospital ward and 148 in the intensive care units.


Positive COVID-19 cases by age group:

<20 years old: 3,580
20-39 years old: 13,127
40-59 years old: 9,506
60-79 years old: 3,088
>80 years old: 604

Deaths by age group:

<20 years old: 11
20-39 years old: 33
40-59 years old: 112
60-79 years old: 269
>80 years old: 150

Breakdown by provinces

Cases by provinces: Panama 18,702, Panama Oeste 5,262, Colón 1,183, Veraguas 1,107, Chiriquí 1,063, Bocas del Toro 935, Darién 866, Guna Yala 256, Coclé 234, Ngäbe Buglé 230, Herrera 44 and Los Santos 23.


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