Tuesday 22nd September 2020.

September 22, 2020

The Ministry of Health of Panama (Minsa) reported 607 new cases of COVID-19 and 15 deaths in the last 24 hours. With these figures, the country reached 106,810 accumulated cases and 2,272 deaths, for a fatality rate of 2.1%. In the last 24 hours, 3,898 new tests were carried out to detect COVID-19 for a 15.6% positivity.

From Friday 18 to Sunday 20 September, 820 people were detained – nationwide – for failing to comply with the curfew measure established during the Covid-19 pandemic.

“The country needs us to put these facilities to work,” said the general director of the Social Security Fund (CSS), Enrique Lau Cortés on Monday, during a tour of the Ciudad de la Salud project, in Ancón , which is 65% complete.

Due to the global health situation, two weeks ago we began to analyze what the 2021 school year would be like. After two meetings there is the possibility that it will be blended.

The operation of the “mini hub of connections”, authorized by the Government, had a positive impact on the movement of passengers at the Tocumen International Airport.

The Panamanian Chamber of Construction (Capac) announced that the most important commercial construction and real estate showcase in Panama, Central America and the Caribbean, Capac Expo Hábitat 2020 will be held from October 15 to 25, through its new digital platform .

The extension of the validity of all driving licenses with an expiration date in the months of January, February, March, April, May, June, July and August 2020, has been extended by the Transit and Land Transportation Authority of Panama ( ATTT ), until September 30 of this year.

The Court of Appeals decided this Wednesday to maintain the precautionary measure of periodic reporting and impediment to leaving the country and the province of Panama, for the subject accused of stealing 12 thousand balboas from a car that was in the Albrook Mall parking lots .

The Mi Bus Mass Transportation Company called attention to Panamanians in view of complaints that indicate that passengers are not paying attention and occupying the disabled seats on the buses and those not to be used with an “X”.

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