Panama reports 614 new COVID-19 cases and 5 deaths in 24 hours
There are currently a total of 436,285 recovered patients and 452,598 accumulated cases of COVID-19 in Panama.
After reporting a total of 614 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, Panama raised its number of infections to 452,598, according to the epidemiological report of the Ministry of Health.
Meanwhile, 5 new deaths were reported, and 1 death from previous dates is updated, totaling 7,009 deaths due to this virus in the country. The fatality rate remains at 1.5%.
7,955 new tests were carried out to detect COVID-19, for a percentage of positivity of 7.7%.
There are a total of 436,285 recovered and 9,304 active cases.
Of the total active cases, 8,912 people are in isolation, of which 8,655 are at home and 557 in hotels; while 392 patients are hospitalized, of them 287 in ward and 105 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%.