Monday, Mar 01, 2021

La reproducción del coronavirus ha disminuido levemente en Panamá

COVID-19 Rt in Panama reduced to 0.82; stays below 1 for 6 consecutive weeks

The effective reproduction number of COVID-19 or Rt in Panama has shown in week number 7 of the epidemiological report a slight decrease to 0.82; since last week it was at 0.83.
Dr. Leonardo Labrador, national chief of epidemiology of the Ministry of Health ( Minsa ), stated that in Panama the regions of Darién, Bocas del Toro and the Ngäbe Buglé Region are still above 1 in the Rt.

The age with the most deaths is 80 years and over; and the male sex is the one with the highest percentage of mortality. While the lethality of the virus remains at 1.7%.

Dr. Labrador pointed out that the townships that present more than 10 active cases in the country are: David, David Sur, Chiriquí, Río Hato, Vista Alegre, Curundú, La Villa de Los Santos, Arraiján, Barrio Balboa, El Coco de Panamá West.

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