Panama sets new record of covid-19 infections

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Panama’s Health Ministry reported 5,043 new cases of covid-19. In the last 24 hours, four deaths were reported for a cumulative of 7,453 deaths and a fatality of 1.5%.  517,445 accumulated cases are reported.

In the last hours, 24,475 tests were applied for positivity of 21%.

Active cases total 30,285 There are 321 hospitalized 281 in wards and 36 in ICU.

The Ministry of Health reminds the population NOT TO LOWER THE GUARD and to continue applying biosecurity measures, such as the use of a mask, alcohol gel, facial screen in public passenger transport, hand washing, physical distancing, and use of alcohol.

In case of symptoms related to the virus, the person should immediately seek medical attention and undergo a Covid-19 test.