Saturday, March 2

Corregimientos with the most positive cases of COVI-19 are all in the capital, according to the Minsa

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) informs that the opening hours of this Sunday in the swab points of the stadiums Rod Carew and Emilio Royo from Juan Díaz will be from 7 in the morning to 3 in the afternoon.

The population is reminded that given the increase in positive cases for COVID-19, it is important that when presenting symptoms related to the virus it is essential to go for a swab test.

The GNational government recommends maintaining self-care measures such as frequent hand washing, use of alcohol, correct use of masks, alcohol gel and face shield not only in public passenger transport, but also when shopping in stores and supermarkets.

Corrections with more positive cases

According to the report prepared today January 1 by the Department of Epidemiology of the Minsa, the townships with the most positive cases are:

San Francisco with 145
Bethanía with 89
Nice view with 75
Juan Diaz with 72
Ancón with 67

Updated epidemiological report

In the world, there have been 288,680,388 accumulated positive cases for Covid-19 and 5,455,377 deaths for a fatality percentage of 2%.

While in Panama there are 476,015 recovered patients, 1888 new positive cases, for a cumulative total of 497,808. 14,778 tests were applied and a positivity percentage of 12.8% is maintained.

In the last 24 hours, 2 deaths were registered, for a total of 7,430 accumulated and a fatality of 1.5%.

Active cases total 14,363, while 14,175 are reported in home isolation, of which 13,964 are at home and 211 in hotels.

There are 188 hospitalized and 153 of them are in the ward and 35 in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

All official information regarding the pandemic in Panama and the actions of the National Government are communicated through the official accounts of the Minsa on social networks and on its website (