Wednesday, Mar 03, 2021

541 new COVID cases over 24 hours in Panama; total cases reach 16,000

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) announced on Saturday, June 6, that there are 541 new cases of the virus in 24 hours. According to the official report, the coronavirus has left a total of 386 dead in the country.

According to the official data, the total number of infected with the virus in the country is now 16,004, while 10,118 patients have recovered from the disease.

A total of 16 new deaths were recorded over 24 hours. 12 of the new death cases were men aged 55-90, and four women aged 69-79. The cause of death in eight cases was 'age', four related to metabolism, the rest chronic decease, heart or blood related issues.


1,772 new tests were conducted in since the last report. The number of total tests is now 76,003, of which 57,480 were negative.

Testing rate is reported to cover 1,776 per 100,000 population.


4,472 patients are in home isolation, of which 623 are in so-called hospital hotels.

The Ministry of Health also reported that 323 are in the hospital ward and 82 in the intensive care units.


Positive COVID-19 cases by age group:

<20 years old: 1,724
20-39 years old: 7,043
40-59 years old: 5,131
60-79 years old: 1,769
>80 years old: 337

Deaths by age group:

<20 years old: 7
20-39 years old: 27
40-59 years old: 74
60-79 years old: 182
>80 years old: 96

Breakdown by provinces

Cases by provinces: Panama 10,195, Panama West 2,962, Veraguas 783, Colón 543, Chiriquí 436, Bocas del Toro 325, Guna Yala 247, Darién 250, Coclé 109, Ngäbe Buglé 114, Los Santos 21 and Herrera 19.

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