This figure represents more than 50% of the entire sample of the 16 educational regions of Panama, according to the Ministry of Education.
As of April 30, a total of 23,928 educators from 46,777 of the 16 educational regions throughout Panama have been immunized with the COVID
This figure represents more than 50% of the entire sample, according to the Ministry of Education.
These data arise from a statistical report of the Government Innovation Authority (AIG), in which the largest number of injected educators are reported between the Central Panama and East Panama regions with 11,313, followed by West Panama with another 5,811, as reported the Ministry of Education.
On the other hand, the school area of circuit 8-6, San Miguelito, reports 2,860; Panama Norte has 1,584 inoculated teachers and Colón 348.
This closes the figures for the first five educational regions, as far as vaccination is concerned.
Regarding the regional education regions, the Ngäbe Buglé Comarca registers 460 vaccinated, the Guna Yala Comarca reports 247 injected educators and the Emberá Wounaan Comarca adds 37.
On May 5, circuits 8-1, 8-10 and 8-6, resumed vaccination to apply the second dose to teachers, adults over 60 years of age and pregnant women who had not received it.
According to the Vaccination Plan of the National Government of Panama, teachers and administrators had to be immunized after the population of 16 to 59 years with chronic diseases, however their vaccination was advanced with the intention of beginning the gradual return to the classrooms of classes.
The gradual blended return to the first educational centers that are ready, according to the requirements of the Ministries of Health and Education, is scheduled for this May 31.
To date, Panama accumulates 365,975 cases of COVID
-19, of which 355,828 have recovered and 3,895 infections remain active.
Likewise, according to the Vaccine
Meter, a total of 695,871 doses of the COVID
have been applied nationwide.