News 4th June 2020

June 4, 2020


The daily number of coronavirus cases has doubled in the past 24 hours. According to the report of the Ministry of Health (Minsa) , published this Wednesday, June 3, there are 514 new cases of Covid-19.   43% of these cases correspond to the conglomerates identified in Panama City, Minsa said. “Which will indicate the need to implement an asymmetric normality,” the report highlights.

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) has given the “approval” to the reactivation of 11 projects carried out by the Ministry of Public Works (MOP) , as part of the reopening plan that the Executive is perusing, amid the pandemic of the coronavirus .

The National Police reported that during the second night of the curfew, after the suspension of total quarantine, 148 people were detained in the country.

Health authorities of the Herrera province confirmed this Wednesday, June 3, the first positive case of Covid-19 in the Chitré Public Prison.

The Minister of Public Works, Rafael Sabonge , said on Wednesday that the contract with SmartBrix Central America , which built the Panama Solidario modular hospital , “implies” that the structures used in the work “are new and not previously used”.

From this Monday, June 1, the restrictions imposed on the operations of hardware stores and electronic commerce at retail were relaxed.

The current income of the central government fell by $ 881.5 million in the months of March, April and May, with respect to what had been budgeted, informed the Minister of Economy and Finance (MEF), Héctor Alexander , during an appearance in the Budget Commission of the National Assembly .

The Credentials Committee of the National Assembly endorsed this Wednesday, June 3, the ratification’s of several members on boards of directors of different institutions, including the Social Security Fund (CSS).

From 12:30 pm on Thursday, June 4 to 8:26 am on Tuesday, June 9, maximum tides will be recorded on the Panamanian Pacific coast.

For the third consecutive period, the price of fuel at gas stations across the country will increase.

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