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281 new cases bring COVID total to 11,728; total cases increased 12% in last five days

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) announced on Wednesday afternoon, May 27, that there are 281 new cases of the virus in 24 hours. According to the official report, the coronavirus has left a total of 315 dead in the country.

According to the official data, the total number of infected with the virus in the country is now 11,728, while 7,379 patients have recovered from the disease.

Testing

1,297 new tests were conducted in since the last report. The number of total tests is now 61,895, of which 47,992 were negative.

Testing rate is reported to cover 1,447 per 100,000 population.

Treatment

3,130 patients are in home isolation, of which 552 are in so-called hospital hotels.

The Ministry of Health also reported that 352 people are hospitalized; 278 of those in the ward and 74 in the intensive care units.

Demographics

Positive COVID-19 cases by age group:

<20 years old: 1,150
20-39 years old: 5,126
40-59 years old: 3,817
60-79 years old: 1,373
>80 years old: 262

Deaths by age group:

<20 years old: 4
20-39 years old: 23
40-59 years old: 63
60-79 years old: 150
>80 years old: 75

Breakdown by provinces

Cases by provinces: Panama 7,351, Panama West 2,229, Veraguas 630, Colón 435, Chiriquí 314, Guna Yala 231, Darién 201, Bocas del Toro 136, Coclé 86, Ngäbe Buglé 81, Los Santos 18 and Herrera 16.

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