Tuesday 20th October 2020.

October 20, 2020

In the epidemiological report of the Ministry of Health (Minsa) of this Monday, October 19, 10 new deaths are recorded, totaling 2,574 accumulated and a fatality of 2.1%.  In addition, 101,545 patients recovered from the Covid-19 disease are counted. According to the Minsa, this Monday 436 new positive cases were detected, for a cumulative total of 125,181. This Monday, 2,847 tests were applied throughout the country, for a percentage of positivity of 15.3%.

Four and a half years after investigations by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), German authorities issued arrest warrants for the founders of the defunct Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca .

The Budget Commission of the National Assembly resolved this Monday, October 19, not to endorse the transfer of for $ 2.8 million to the Social Security Fund (CSS) .

A group of citizens went to the Comptroller General of the Republic on the morning of this Monday, to request access to information related to form 172 of the National Assembly , known as cashback.

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) is meeting with the members of the technical teams of the institution. This, in order to study bill 311, which unifies health services in Panama, reported Ivette Berrío , Deputy Minister of Health

The Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (Cciap) indicated that the State owes suppliers about $ 700 million, according to the latest information registered by the Chamber.

The promise of the president of the National Assembly, Marcos Castillero, to discuss the reforms to the internal regulations of that organ of the State will not materialize in this period of ordinary sessions.

Air Europa announced through a statement that it will resume flights to Panama for the Christmas season with two weekly frequencies, as part of its plan to re-deploy operations in Latin America. The airline expects to be operating from December 15 with flights on Wednesdays and Fridays.

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