Thursday, January 27

PAHO reports that despite a slight increase in cases, Panama keeps pandemic indicators under control

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) In its monthly report on the situation of Covid-19 in Panama, as of November 30 of this year, it reveals that The country continues to decline in the number of hospitalizations in wards, in ICU and semi-ICU, as well as in deaths.

It emphasizes that although it is registered an increase in active cases, accumulated cases and new ones per week, Panama maintains the indicators of the pandemic in the control phase.

The report indicates that from epidemiological week 43 to 47 there is a decrease of 31.1% of patients in the ward; 69.6% in UCI and semi UCI.

It stands out that in deaths there is a decrease of 44% between the last two weeks epidemiological, and with a variation between none and 2 daily deaths in the last week. 90% of the deaths that have occurred since January of this year to date have been in people who did not have a complete vaccination scheme.

SThe document points out that there is an increase of 22.3% in active cases; 30% in new cases per week and 1% in accumulated cases.

In the same way it indicates that In four provinces, Los Santos, Herrera, Coclé and Panama, there was an increase in cases. In five provinces there was a decrease, these being Colón, Chiriquí, Bocas del Toro, Darién and Guna Yala.