Monday 15th June 2020.
June 15, 2020
At the epidemiological report of this Sunday, June 14, it was reported that 627 new cases of Covid-19 have been detected. In addition, in the last 24 hours there have been eight new deaths due to the virus, which brings the death rate to 437.
This Sunday, June 14, 102 patients are reported in the intensive care units. No more than 100 people were reported since April 15.
The director of the Social Security Fund (CSS), Enrique Lau Cortés, reported this Sunday, June 14, that another room in the Metropolitan Hospital Complex is being adapted to receive patients with Covid-19.
The infectologist Xavier Sáez Llorens, a member of the Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Health (Minsa) to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic , defended the application of the quarantine on Sunday.
The Panamanian Association of Business Executives (Apede) warned that the effects of the coronavirus pandemic may lead the country to an economic collapse and that the projection is that this year 2020 more than 250 thousand jobs will be lost.
The population and the health authorities have a great challenge for the next 16 days: reducing the contagion rate to prevent new cases of Covid-19 from exceeding 13,000, a fact that could saturate the capacity of the health system.
A slab of the Transithmica road , at the level of the community of Jabón Flecha, near Sabanitas, came away, a situation that caused the flow of traffic in the area.