Thursday 3rd September 2020.
September 3, 2020
In yesterday evening Covid-19 report, 532 new positive cases were reported, for a cumulative total of 94,084. The Minsa highlighted that 12 new deaths have been registered, totaling 2,030 accumulated and a fatality of 2.2%.
At an edition of Café con La Prensa, a call was made to execute the necessary actions to reactivate the tourism sector that, like others, has been severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic .
The Twelfth Criminal Judge, Óscar Carrasquilla, rejected three challenges presented by former President Ricardo Martinelli Berrocal, in an attempt to remove the anti-corruption prosecutor, Tania Sterling, from the investigation into the bribes that Odebrecht paid in Panama.
The beach recovery project promoted by the capital’s mayor José Luis Fábrega suffered a setback.
More than 140 members of the Panamanian scientific community signed a manifesto to reject the spread of false information and conspiracy theories around the Covid-19 pandemic. The initiative stems from the concern that the scientific community has for the management that is given to the information about the pandemic.
The TodoPanamá movement carried out, on Wednesday morning, a massive delivery of masks and face shields in several payment areas of the public transport system.
The Authority for Consumer Protection and Defense of Competition (Acodeco) reported that it found 17 instances with anomalies to merchants in Merca Panama for the sale of regulated products above the limit established in the price control and others that did not display the prices in the view of consumers.