Thursday 10th September 2020.

September 10, 2020

With 635 new cases of Covid-19, Panama exceeded the figure of 99 thousand accumulated cases reported, this Wednesday, September 9, the Ministry of Health (Minsa) in its daily report. To date, 4,851 tests were applied and the 635 new cases represent a positivity of 13%. In addition, 9 deaths are added for a total of 2,116 and the fatality is at 2.1%.

The crisis caused by the new coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on government revenue generation.

The Vice President of the Republic and Minister of the Presidency, José Gabriel Carrizo , justified the tender to renew the vehicle fleet of this entity, noting that it will represent a saving for the State.

As a result of the pandemic of Covid-19, the Ministry of Labor and Labor Development foresees a 10% increase in the informal work sector in the country.

The Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ) did not admit a lawsuit of unconstitutionality against the executive decrees that ordered the closure of commercial establishments, amid the coronavirus pandemic .

The Ministry of Public Security (Minseg) reported, this Wednesday, September 9, of the capture of the leader of the religious sect that is allegedly involved with the deprivation of liberty of several minors in Llano Amador, Agua de Salud district, in the Ngäbe Buglé region

The Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office is in the final phase of investigating the bribes paid in Panama by Odebrecht in order to obtain contracts for works.

At least 3,000 people have signed a petition so that the Parque Municipal del Norte, located in the Chilibre district, is completed – for the benefit of various communities – and that it does not become a school center.

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