Monday 26th October 2020.

October 26, 2020

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported this Sunday, October 25, that in the last 24 hours 685 new infections of the new coronavirus were reported , bringing the total number to 129,200 accumulated cases.  The new epidemiological report from the Minsa indicates that the latest deaths from Covid-19 are 5, one of the lowest figures reported in recent months. The death toll, since last March, rises to 2,633.  The number of tests applied in the corresponding 24 hours were 6,657, for a percentage of positivity of 10.3%.

The Ministry of Security reported that during the beach and river operations, carried out over the weekend, they detected people who did not want to use masks and others who were drinking alcoholic beverages.

With the opening of the beaches, the Ministry of Health (Minsa), in conjunction with the Joint Task Force, carries out operations in different parts of the country and it was announced that random tests will soon begin to be applied to detect possible asymptomatic cases of Covid-19 .

The Attorney General of the Nation, Eduardo Ulloa, affirmed that the prosecutorial hearing of the Odebrecht case will be presented to the courts in the coming weeks and that they are prepared for justice to be done regarding the case.

Clients who wish to avail themselves of the new banking agreement that establishes to extend financial relief until June 30, 2021 must contact their banks to prove their situation, so that new terms and conditions can be established according to each particular case according to the Banking Association of Panama (ABP).

The Ministry of Housing and Territorial Planning (Miviot) confirmed that the structures and people who had invaded lands in the Burunga district, Arraiján district, were removed from the site.

The X International Festival of Performing Arts (FAE) will be held from December 2 to 6, its organizers reported.  Since its foundation in 2004, the event offers a selection of the best in contemporary theater and dance in the world, with an emphasis on Latin America, as a quality entertainment alternative.

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