Wednesday, December 8

The positivity in the Covid-19 tests is the indicator to beat – – Financial News from Panama

Panama has managed to lower most of the Covid-19 indicators, mainly regarding the number of deaths and new cases, however, in recent days it has registered a positivity of up to 3.7%, Therefore, the health authorities and the President of the Republic himself, Laurentino Cortizo, have reiterated the call to the population to come to be vaccinated.

According to the epidemiological reports of the dOn Monday 14 and on Monday, November 15, the positivity was 3.6% and 3.7% respectively, as of yesterday, Tuesday, November 16, it was reported at 2.6%. Positivity is the percentage of positive cases in relation to the number of tests applied.

The epidemiological report of the Ministry of Health (Minsa) indicates in the last 24 hours there were two deaths for a cumulative 7,348 deaths with a lethality of 1.5%.

In Panama they report 474,928 accumulated cases of Covid-19, of which 193 are new cases.

Those recovered add up to a cumulative 465,662, of which 121 were added yesterday. In the last 24 hours, 7,396 tests were applied for a positivity of 2.6%.

Active cases amount to 1,918, of which 1,784 are in home isolation and 134 hospitalized. Those who are in isolation are divided into 1,704 at home and 80 in hotels. There are 112 hospitalized in wards and 22 in ICU.

The report provided by the Expanded Vaccination Program (PAI) reveals that of the total target population to be vaccinated, from the age of 12, 88.6% have applied the first dose and 78.7% are covered with two doses.

Starting today a new vaccination center opens

Starting at 7:00 am tomorrow, today, November 17 will open for public attention on new vaccination center against Covid-19, which will be located in the vicinity of the sports city Irving Saladino, in Juan Díaz.

The new center is located very close where the rapid vaccination car operated in the parking lots of the Rommel Fernández stadium, which closed on November 15 after the application of more than 500 thousand doses in that place.

There is a complete signage from the entrance to the sports city to indicate to the public the location of the new center of Operation PanavaC-19.

The hours of operation are from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.. Monday to Friday. It will be attended without an appointment and Doses from the pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and AstraZeneca will be applied. First, second, third and booster doses will be applied.

Wheelchairs will be available at the vaccination center to serve people with reduced mobility as well as staff to guide those who attend.

It is recalled that on Saturdays and Sundays the public You can go to the fixed vaccination posts against Covid-19 in different shopping centers, whose hours are from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

What’s more, in the 8-10 circuit in Panama Norte and the 8-4 in Chepo and islands There will be from tomorrow until Sunday vaccination against Covid-19 as well as in circuits 10-1 and 10-2 in Guna Yala.

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