Monday 21st September 2020.

September 21, 2020

In the epidemiological report of the Ministry of Health for Sunday it was detailed that in the last 24 hours 10 new deaths have been reported. In addition, 602 new positive cases have been detected in the country this Sunday, for a cumulative total of 106,203. During Sunday, 4,966 tests were applied, for a percentage of positivity of 12.1%.

When going to recreational places such as the coastal strip, the Amador causeway or the Omar park, it is important to remember the correct use of the mask and respect the social bubble and social distance.

At present and accentuated by the confinement situation due to the pandemic, a cracked justice system has been left “naked”, where the mora is an “endemic evil and in need of immediate modernization”. This was stated by the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP) in its text The Chamber of Opinions.

The balance of public debt increased by $ 5,022.9 million between August 2019 and August 2020, an amount comparable to the entire budget for the expansion of the Panama Canal ($ 5.250 million).

For today Monday, September 21, the administration of President Laurentino Cortizo authorized the reactivation, operation and mobilization of federative sports activities, without an audience within the strategy called “Route to the new normal.”

Two cyclists lost their lives at noon on Sunday, September 20, 2020, after being hit by the driver of a sedan vehicle, on the highway via Tonosí, at the height of El Carate de Las Tablas.

The National Civil Protection System (Sinaproc) announced the recovery of the lifeless body of a 53-year-old man, at the height of the South corridor, on the Juan Díaz river.

The Electoral Tribunal (TE) reiterated that it extended – until January 31, 2021 – the validity of all personal identity cards that are expired or will expire before that date.

The General Directorate of Revenue (DGI) has formed a technical table from which proposals will be considered to start taxing activities of the digital economy, which will be taken to the National Assembly, where a subcommittee works on a bill on this issue.

The Panama Aquatic Resources Authority (Arap) handed over licenses to a group of artisanal and longline fishermen from the province of Veraguas.

Flor Torrijos, administrator of Arap, said that through the Responsible Fishing program, fishermen are trained and invited to renew their fishing license and update their documents in the entity.

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