The Minsa adds that 6 deaths have been registered in the last hours, which brings the deaths caused by COVID-19 to 6,798.
The epidemiological report for this Thursday, July 29, highlights that some 1,022 new cases of COVID-19 have been registered in Panama, bringing the accumulated infections to 433,545.
The Ministry of Health ( Minsa
) also details that in the last 24 hours there have been about 6 new deaths and one death updated from previous days, increasing to 6,798 deaths from this new coronavirus in the country. The lethality of the virus is 1.6%.
So far, about 414,118 people have recovered from this virus and active cases are set at 12,629.
From this last figure, it stands out that there are 11,771 people confined to their homes, while another 329 are staying in hospital hotels.
While in hospital wards there are 447 confined patients and 100 remain in intensive care units.
In the last hours in the country, some 12,646 new tests have been carried out to detect COVID-19, which have yielded a positivity of 8%.