Woman 60, First  dengue death of  the year

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The first death of a person due to dengue at the beginning of 2022, was announced on Tuesday by, Israel Cedeño the director of the metropolitan health region.

According to Cedeño, it is a woman over 60 years of age in the Tocumen area.

He added that the woman had comorbidities and unfortunately did not seek help in time.

Cedeño recalled that despite the fact that what is currently hitting the most is COVID-19, there is also dengue in Panama.

He urged people to take care of themselves in time, to avoid complications.

The same advice went to  covid-19 patients, to come in time and not to self-medicate.