Friday 10th July 2020.

July 10, 2020

In the last 24 hours, Panama registered 965 new cases of COVID-19 and 20 deaths, reported the Ministry of Health (Minsa).  With these figures, the country reaches a total of 42,216 infections and 839 deaths from this virus and a lethality of 1.98%.

2,457 new tests were applied to detect COVID-19 with a positivity rate of 39%. There are 20,437 clinically recovered patients and 20,940 active cases, according to the Minsa epidemiological report.

Kenia Porcell

The former Attorney General of the Nation, Kenia Porcell , posted a bond to prevent the sequestering of her property by former President Ricardo Martinelli .

Ricardo Alberto and Luis Enrique Martinelli Linares , detained since last Monday in Guatemala at the request of the United States, had a safe-conduct pass validated by the Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MICI) , which would have allowed them to move around the country, despite the sanitary restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic .

The former president Ricardo Martinelli informed the Special Anti – Corruption Prosecutor advancing the Odebrecht case, that he has a new medical disability: from July 8 to July 10 morning issued by the same cardiologist who previously proclaimed him incapacitated.

The Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Panama has prepared a 35-page document that contains actions that would reactivate the country’s economy, while reinforcing social and health security to overcome the crisis caused by the coronavirus (Covid-19). .

The deputies approved this Thursday, July 9 with 46 votes, bill 305, which gives the green light to the Free Trade Agreement between the Republic of Korea and the republics of Central America.

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