Saturday, January 22

There are three deaths from Covid-19 and 285 new cases, while positivity is already at 3.8%

The report of the Epidemiology department of the Ministry of Health indicates that as of December 2 in Panama there are 478,275 confirmed accumulated cases of Covid-19, of which 285 are new cases. In the last 24 hours, three deaths were registered for a cumulative 7,370 deaths and a fatality of 1.5%.

Those recovered amount to 468,201, of which 201 are new recovered. In the last 24 hours, 7,345 tests were applied for a positivity of 3.8%.

Active cases total 2,704, of which 2,598 are in home isolation and 116 hospitalized. Those who are in home isolation are divided into 2,524 at home and 74 in hotels. There are 86 hospitalized in the ward and 20 in the ICU.

Vaccination report: 11,380 doses yesterday

In Panama Oeste from today Friday the 3rd to Sunday the 5th the vaccination begins at various points. This Friday vaccination posts will be enabled in schools: Corozales outside, La Herradura, El Coco, Santa Rita, Zanguenga, El Límite, Arosemena, Llano Largo, Victoriano Chacón and José María Barranco.

Information on vaccination points throughout the national territory is available on the Minsa’s social networks.

Meanwhile, the national vaccination report provided by the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) reveals that to date in the country they have applied 6,049,892 doses of vaccines against Covid-19, of which 5,294,598 are Pfizer and 755,294 AstraZeneca.

They have been applied 3,097,412 first dose; 2,756.482 second dose; 189,359 booster dose and 6,639 third dose.

Of the target population, which is 12 years and older, the 89.7% is covered with first dose and 79.8% with second dose.

Yesterday 11,380 doses were applied at all vaccination points of Operation PanavaC-19.

The San Miguelito Health Region reported 690 doses; in Panama East 540; in Cocle 136; in Herrera 101; in Los Santos 90, among others.