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Panama reports 227 new COVID-19 cases and 1 death in 24 hours

Panama reports 227 new COVID-19 cases and 1 death in 24 hours

There are a total of 460,072 recovered patients and 2,440 active COVID-19 cases, of which 2,120 are in home isolation.
After reporting a total of 227 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, Panama raised its number of infections to 469,796, according to the epidemiological report of the Ministry of Health.

Meanwhile, 1 new death was reported, totaling 7,284 deaths from this virus in the country. The fatality rate remains at 1.5%.

8,393 new tests were carried out to detect COVID-19, for a percentage of positivity of 2.7%.

There are a total 460,072 recovered and 2,440 active cases.

Of the total active cases, 2,228 people are in isolation, of which 2,120 are at home and 108 in hotels; while 212 patients are hospitalized, of them 170 in the ward and 42 in intensive care.

Despite the fact that Panama is in the process of vaccination against COVID-19, the use of masks continues to be essential as they represent protection above 80%.
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