Panama accumulates a total of 374,937 cases of covid-19 and 6,353 deaths, informed the Minsa in its epidemiological report.
The Ministry of Health ( Minsa ) of Panama reported 581 new cases of covid-19 and 7 deaths from this disease in the last 24 hours.
With these figures, Panama accumulates a total of 374,937 cases of covid-19 and 6,353 deaths. The case fatality is 1.7%.
11,367 tests to detect covid-19 were applied in the last hours. The positivity is at 5.1%.
According to the epidemiological report of the Minsa, there are currently 5,819 active cases and 362,765 recovered patients.
Of the total number of infected patients, 5,393 are isolated, of them 4,961 in their residences and 432 in hospital hotels.
While 426 are hospitalized, of which 370 are in the ward and 56 in intensive care units.
Covid-19 effective reproduction number in Panama
On the other hand, the head of epidemiology of the Minsa
, Leonardo Labrador, reported that the effective reproduction number or Rt of the covid
-19 in Panama is at 1.10.
Last week, the Rt was at 1.19.
"We see a slight decrease in the trend at this breeding number ," Labrador said.
Labrador explained that by Health region, the Guna Yala Region has the highest number of covid
-19 reproduction index.
The regions of Coclé, Los Santos, Panama West, Panama Metro, San Miguelito, Panama East and Panama North maintain a Rt above 1.