Thursday, Apr 22, 2021

Casos de COVID-19 siguen aumentando en Panamá

Panama reaches 101,745 cases of COVID-19 with 704 new infections

Panama has added 704 new cases of COVID-19 for this Sunday, September 13, raising the total number of infections to 101,745 as indicated by the Ministry of Health.

While with 11 new deaths, the number of deaths from the virus in the country is 2,166, which represents a case fatality rate of 2.13%.

There are a total of 74,107 clinically recovered patients.

According to the epidemiological report, of the active patients 23,610 are in home isolation (590 confined in hotels), while another 1,272 are hospitalized (1,115 in ward and 157 in intensive care).

According to the age group, patients between the ages of 20 and 59 continue to be the most affected in terms of contagion, however most deaths correspond to those over 60 years of age.

Easing of restriction measures

As of this Monday, September 14, the mobility restriction measures by gender will be lifted and in its place the curfew begins to apply from 11:00 pm to 5:00 am, from Monday to Saturday, while on Sundays the total quarantine is maintained.

Faced with this flexibility, the safe-conducts lose their validity, except for companies that, due to the nature of their functions, require working during curfew hours.

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