Tuesday 25th August 2020.

August 25, 2020

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) revealed in their Monday epidemiological report that 585 new cases of people infected with Covid-19 were detected.

In addition, the Minsa report highlighted that in the last 24 hours 14 new deaths were reported due to the virus, totaling 1,906 accumulated and a fatality rate of 2.2%.

The Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ) reported, that magistrate Carlos Vásquez Reyes admitted a lawsuit of unconstitutionality against the executive decree that established the curfew during the quarantine decreed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

After 2:15 pm, the Budget Committee of the National Assembly approved a transfer of items to the Ministry of Health (Minsa) for $ 16.3 million for the payment of medical personnel, supplies and reagents for the Gorgas Memorial Institute.

The Vice Minister of Commerce, Omar Montilla, announced that the Government will make important announcements today Tuesday about the new openings of economic activities as part of the measures of the new normal in the midst of the new coronavirus pandemic.

The construction of the third line of the Metro to the province of West Panamá will begin in early 2021.

The construction works of the station of line 2 of the Panama Metro at the Tocumen Airport are 38% complete.

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