Monday 8th June 2020

June 8, 2020


During the month of June, the curfew will be from Saturday at 5:00 pm to Monday at 5:00 am in the provinces of Panama and Panama West due to the increase in Covid-19 disease in the country.

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported that the owners of beauty parlors, a commercial activity corresponding to the third block, should be preparing for their eventual reopening, complying with sanitary protocols to avoid the spread of the coronavirus .

The Minister Counselor for Health, Eyra Ruiz, made a new call to the population to prevent the spread of the coronavirus , stay at home, since in recent days they have observed “the rampant increase in people on the street.”

The director of the Social Security Fund (CSS), Enrique Lau Cortés , stated this Sunday, that the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Metropolitan Hospital Complex only has five beds available, at a time when cases of coronaviruses are increasing.

The Social Security Fund (CSS) reported that as of this date, the clinical laboratory of the Metropolitan Hospital Complex has a new team to process SARS COV-2 tests and donor screening (HIV, HBV, HCV more quickly). ) among other PCR tests.

With the men leading the statistics, the National Police detained nearly a thousand people for failing to comply with the quarantine over five days; between Monday 1st and Friday 5th June.

Museums and cultural centers are taking advantage of the pause in their normal operation due to the new coronavirus, to test and evaluate some of the multiple possibilities that new communication technologies give to keep in touch with the public at all times, beyond the end of the pandemic.

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