The Minsa reported that Panama registered 2 new deaths due to COVID-19 and 2,319 active cases of COVID-19 remain.
Panama registered 257 new cases of COVID
-19 this Wednesday, October 20 , which raised the accumulated infections to 470,855.
The epidemiological report of the Ministry of Health ( Minsa
) detailed that in the last hours there were 2 new deaths and 1 death from previous days is updated; which increased to 7,300 deaths from coronavirus
in the country. The lethality of the virus is 1.5%.
The number of recovered is presented at 461,236 and active cases are set at 2,319.
Regarding this last statistic, the authorities specified that there are 2,029 people confined to their homes and 86 are staying in hospital hotels.
While in hospital wards there are 167 patients and 37 are confined in intensive care units victims of COVID
In the last 24 hours, the Minsa
has applied 9,177 tests, and maintains a positivity rate of 2.8%.