Tuesday 16th June 2020.

June 16, 2020


Of the Covid-19 tests carried out in the last 24 hours, 85% of the cases of those infected with Covid-19 correspond to residents of the provinces of Panama and West Panama.  In the epidemiological report of Covid-19 it was reported that this Monday, 736 new cases were detected.

A total of 761 vehicles and 1,313 people were returned in the first two weeks of June at the Santa María and Cruce de Ocú health checkpoints in Herrera province.

On Monday, June 15, the Ministry of Health (Minsa) began using the new ‘rapid test kit’ for coronaviruses in the Panama East area, the region of the country with the most cases.

The increase in infections during the last three weeks once again poses the challenge of reducing the speed of transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus for more than 14 consecutive days.

The Association of Property Owners of Panama (API) dissociated itself this Monday, June 15, from the evictions that in recent weeks have been shown in the country’s social media.

Legal certainty and the scope of the agreement signed by the Executive Branch with the banking sector, which extended the moratorium period until December, dominated the debate in the Economy Commission of the National Assembly yesterday.

As part of the special measures adopted by the National Government to face the economic and social consequences faced by Panamanians, due to the pandemic that COVID-19 has generated, Naturgy informs its clients that in order to benefit from the benefits of the Moratorium Law, they must make the request through a form visiting the website

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