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First case of the Indian variant detected in Panama

2021-05-10T13:53:07.594Z

The Ministry of Health added that all the traveler's contacts were traced inside the plane in which he arrived in Panama.



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(CNN Spanish) -

Panama detected the first case of contagion of covid-19 in the country with the variant identified in India.

This is a traveler who tested positive last week at the Tocumen International Airport from India, the Ministry of Health of Panama reported this Friday.

The infected passenger was immediately isolated, underwent protocol tests, is in quarantine and under strict monitoring, according to the entity.

So far he has not shown any severe symptoms.

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The Ministry of Health added that all the traveler's contacts were traced inside the plane in which he arrived in Panama.

Currently, all passengers from India, South America, the United Kingdom and South Africa must undergo a covid-19 test upon arrival in Panama and remain in mandatory quarantine for three days, even if it is negative.

At the end of the isolation period, a new test is carried out and, if the person is positive, the sample is sent to the Gorgas Memorial Institute of Panama to sequence it and determine if it is the variants that are currently circulating in the world.

The discovery of the new variant is recorded at a time when the country accumulates 366,762 confirmed cases of covid-19, a total of 6,258 deaths and 362 hospitalized, 56 of them in intensive care.

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Source: cnnespanol

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