More than 70% of deaths from Covid-19 in Panama over 60 years old
The latest report of the Ministry of Health on the advance of the coronavirus in the country registers 200 deaths. According to the statistics, more than 70% of the cases correspond to people of age 60 and over.
Since the virus was alerted at the beginning of the year, it was announced that people over 60 years of age had the highest probability of death, for various reasons related to conditions of other diseases, especially chronic ones.
In yesterday's report, it is specified that three deaths were added; two cases of people between 60 and 79 years of age and the other of one of more than 80 years.
These figures also reveal that people over 80 years of age are barely 14.7% of the contagion cases.
Regarding the numbers of infections in Panama, the Ministry specifies that the highest incidence of cases occurs among the population that is between the ages of 20 to 39 with 42.34%, followed by the one that goes from 40 to 59 years with 33.72%.