Friday 28th AUgust 2020.

August 28, 2020

The epidemiological report of the Ministry of Health (Minsa) on Covid-19 highlighted this Thursday, August 27, that 16 deaths were reported in the last hours.  According to the Minsa, for this Thursday, in the Republic of Panama there are 63,996 patients recovered from the disease.In addition, 900 new positive cases of infected people were detected, for a cumulative total of 89,982.  This Thursday 4,326 tests were applied to detect those infected with the virus, for a percentage of positivity of 20.8%.

The magistrate of the Tribunal Electoral, Heriberto Araúz, announced this Thursday, August 27, that in the coming weeks they will summon representatives of political parties, unions, universities and organized civil society with the purpose of reactivating the National Commission of Electoral Reforms (CNRE) .

The general director of the Social Security Fund (CSS), Enrique Lau Cortés , reported this Thursday, August 27, that the company Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas (FCC) sent a note in which they announced the “dissolution” of the construction contract of the City of Health.

The Social Security Fund (CSS) reported that some 3,000 employees of the institution will undergo serological tests as part of the actions to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus .

At a time when the capital remains under mobility restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic, the deputies are promoting a bill that seeks to circulate private vehicles in the provinces of Panama and West Panama according to the license plate number.

One person died and two other people were injured in a shooting recorded at noon on Thursday, August 27, 2020 in the South corridor.

Cinta Costera

Despite the interest generated by the tender for the connection project between coastal strip 3 and Calzada de Amador, the Ministry of Public Works (MOP) only received two proposals.The connection between coastal strip 3 and Amador will be made through a viaduct that will start before the Maracanã football stadium; It will have a 2.1 kilometer marine section and will end with a roundabout in front of the old Figali Convention Center.

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