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Tuesday, 09 August 2022 11:40 GMT

First case of Indian variant detected at Tocumen International


(MENAFN- Newsroom Panama) The first case of the Indian variant of coronavirus in Panama was detected last week at Tocumen International Airport the first case in a traveler from India.

According to the Health Ministry the passenger was immediately isolated and all the analyzes established in the protocols were carried out.

"The sequencing was carried out by the Gorgas Memorial Institute, which reports the case of this variant from India, and currently the person is in quarantine under strict monitoring," said Minsa.

In addition, the traceability of all the patient's contacts within the plane in which he was traveling have already been carried out. However, the infected has not presented, for now, any severe symptoms.

 

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