Sunday, Mar 07, 2021

848 new COVID-19 cases within 24 hours; 4-year-old girl dies of the virus

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) announced on Saturday, June 13, that there are 848 new cases of the virus in 24 hours. According to the official report, the coronavirus has left a total of 429 dead in the country.

According to the official data, the total number of infected with the virus in the country is now 20,059, while 13,759 patients have recovered from the disease.

A total of eight new deaths were recorded over 24 hours. Two of the new death cases were women; at age 4 and 73. The 4-year-old girl died in a hospital in Chiriqui. Six of the recent death cases were men at age between 44 and 90.

There are currently 5,871 active cases.


2,695 new tests were conducted in since the last report. The number of total tests is now 89,736, of which 67,027 were negative.

Testing rate is reported to cover 2,097 per 100,000 population.


4,607 patients are in home isolation and 755 are in so-called hospital hotels.

The Ministry of Health also reported that 412 are in the hospital ward and 97 in the intensive care units.


Positive COVID-19 cases by age group:

<20 years old: 2,283
20-39 years old: 8,901
40-59 years old: 6,317
60-79 years old: 2,156
>80 years old: 402

Deaths by age group:

<20 years old: 8
20-39 years old: 27
40-59 years old: 79
60-79 years old: 207
>80 years old: 108

Breakdown by provinces

Cases by provinces: Panama 12,641, Panama West 3,600, Veraguas 877, Colón 691, Chiriquí 621, Bocas del Toro 543, Darién 517, Guna Yala 248, Ngäbe Buglé 138, Coclé 138, Los Santos 21 and Herrera 24.


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