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Panama - Parents form lines in response to pediatric vaccination
Parents by the hundred lined up with their children on Friday, January 7 at 28 locations in Panama on the first day of vaccinating the child population between 5 and 11 years of age.
Panama sees 17 new Omicron cases
Panama registered 17 new cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, bringing the total number of the variant's cases to 26, the Ministry of Health reported.
Panama - Vaccinations reflected in reduced hospitalizations
The epidemiological week 51 (from December 19 to 25) closed with 4,141 cases of Covid-19 disease, which represents 1,651 more cases than the previous one (from December 12 to 18), an increase of 66.3%
Panama - Tracing program identifies two new omicron cases
The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported Wednesday, December 22, two new cases of the Omicron variant of covid-19 in Panama.
Assembly Commission returns the General State Budget to the MEF for reformulation
The Budget Commission of the National Assembly requested the reformulation of 560 million balboas of the General State Budget.
Variant Delta is in 20% of the sequenced cases of COVID-19 in Panama
So far the Gorgas Institute has 2,212 sequenced cases of the COVID-19 virus in Panama, said Juan Miguel Pascale.
Health Minister will meet with the director of the Gorgas Institute to talk about budget cuts
The Gorgas Institute had requested for fiscal 2022 the sum of $40,675,757.00, while for fiscal 2021 the amount was $41,243,057.00.
Antai investigates the case of swabs to travel to islands in which two Minsa officials are connected
The Antai initiated an investigation into the alleged connection of senior Minsa officials with the company that performs swabs to travel to islands.
Panama has detected 9 cases of the Delta variant of COVID-19
"Today we have been informed that we have 8 more cases of the Delta variant nationwide," said the Minister of Health, Luis Sucre.
Sucre warns that the delta variant could dominate in the coming weeks
Health Minister Luis Sucre confirmed last week the first case of the delta variant detected in the province of Chiriquí, in a child under 14 years of age.
Health teams try to determine how the first community case of the Delta variant occurred in Panama
Once the first detected community case of the Delta variant of Covid-19 in Panama was confirmed, the Health authorities announced that traceability is being applied to determine how this person was infected.
Minister Sucre confirms that the first community case of the Delta variant was detected in Chiriquí
The Minister of Health, Luis Francisco Sucre, confirmed this Friday, August 6, that in the province of Chiriquí the first community case of the Delta variant of Covid-19 was detected.
Clandestine vaccination: Report shows that most people did not receive anticovid doses
"Most of these people did not receive vaccines, which agrees with the statements of the investigated person who says that he applied saline water," said Pedro Meilán.
At least 2 clandestine vaccination sessions were carried out on more than 30 people
Prosecutor Caraballo indicated that they have recovered about 12 vaccination cards and several of those vaccinated have made a statement before the Public Ministry.
Panama detects the first case of the COVID-19 variant from India
This is a traveler who arrived in Panama last week from India and was detected as positive for COVID-19 at the Tocumen Airport.
Entry measures to Panama for people from the United Kingdom, South Africa, India and South America announced
Travelers must bring a PCR or negative antigen test with them a maximum of 48 hours before their arrival in Panama.
Panama has detected 15 cases of covid-19 variants, 13 have recovered
In Panama, the Californian, United Kingdom, Brazilian and South African variants of covid-19 have been detected.
Panama detects patients with COVID-19 from the United Kingdom and Californian strain
Authorities from the Ministry of Health (Minsa) announced that in Panama a patient with the COVID-19 strain originating from the United Kingdom and another citizen with the Californian strain have been detected.
In Panama 76% of the vaccines received against Covid-19 have been applied
The Minister for Health, Eyra Ruiz, reported this Tuesday, April 6, that to date 408,618 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine from the pharmaceutical company Pfizer have been applied, out of the total number of vaccines received (534,550). The ...
Brazilian variants of COVID-19 spread in Panama, health workers ask reinforced biosecurity measures
Despite the significant decrease in COVID-19 cases in Panama, the spread of the virus does not stop. With the arrival of the Brazilian variants in the country, health professionals ask to reinforce individual biosafety measures.
Panama studies another 9 possible cases of Brazilian variant of COVID-19
The Minister of Health of Panama, Luis Francisco Sucre, announced that there are 9 possible more cases of people infected with the Brazilian variant of COVID-19.
Gorgas Institute investigates another 20 suspected cases of covid-19 reinfection
Juan Miguel Pascale, director of the Gorgas Memorial Institute, confirmed that another 20 suspected cases of covid-19 reinfection are currently being investigated.
Minsa detected a positive case of the new variant of COVID-19 that emerged in South Africa
The Ministry of Health of Panama (Minsa) announced this Friday that a positive case of the new variant of COVID-19 that emerged in South Africa has been detected in the country .
Cedeño: Possibility of quarantine extension is very low, but it is not ruled out
Dr. Israel Cedeño, director of the Metropolitan Health Region, indicated this Monday that although it is true, the restriction measures in the provinces of Panama and Panama West have been established until January 14, the probability th...
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