According to Minsa, Panama accumulates 470,395 infections and 7,294 deaths due to COVID-19.
The epidemiological report of the Ministry of Health of Panama ( Minsa
) reported this Monday, October 18, that some 131 new cases of COVID
-19 were detected in the country, raising the accumulated infections to 470,395.
In addition, the Minsa
indicates that in the last hours 2 new deaths were reported, which increased deaths from coronavirus
to 7,294. The virus maintains a lethality of 1.5% in the country.
So far 460,786 recovered cases have been reported and there are 2,315 active cases in the country.
From this last figure, it is broken down that 2,020 people are confined to their homes and 91 have been accommodated in hospital hotels.
Regarding the patients hospitalized in wards, it was detailed that there are 161 and another 43 are confined in intensive care units, after having contracted the virus.
In the last 24 hours the authorities applied some 3,096 new tests, which yielded a positivity of 4.2%.