Friday 2nd October 2020.
October 2, 2020
The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported on October 1 that 747 new positive cases of coronavirus are reported , for a cumulative total of 113,342, as well as 15 new deaths, for a total of 2,387 cumulative deaths. The fatality rate is 2.1%, Minsa indicated in its report. To date, 5,803 tests have been applied, for a percentage of positivity of 12.9%.
Former President Juan Carlos Varela went to the Supreme Court of Justice, with the intention of annulling the order to investigate him for the bribes that Odebrecht paid in Panama.
Ricardo Alberto Martinelli Linares has challenged the latest decision of the First Chamber of the Court of Appeals of Guatemala, on the challenge he presented against the magistrates who must decide his eventual extradition to the United States.
The Deputy Minister of Labor and Labor Development, Roger Tejada, confirmed on the morning of October 1 that the days off for the celebrations of the national holidays are maintained despite teleworking.
Political parties that are in formation must open an account with the National Bank of Panama (BNP) in order to manage the income they receive for their operation and in support of their constitution and consolidation, “which will be used exclusively for such purposes.”
With the participation of some 200 companies, the first edition of Expo Virtual Empresarial Panama – Latin America was inaugurated this Thursday, October 1.
litan Natural Park will reopen its doors to the public on October 12, seven months after the health authorities ordered the closure of these public spaces to mitigate the spread of Covid-19 .