Tuesday 8th September 2020.

September 8, 2020

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) in its epidemiological report of this Monday, September 7, reported that in the last hours 13 new deaths have been reported due to the new coronavirus. According to the Minsa, 535 new positive cases of Covid-19 were detected in the country this Monday, for a cumulative total of 97,578. In addition, 3,290 tests were applied this Monday, for a percentage of positivity of 16%

The PRD deputy Raúl Pineda confirmed on the afternoon of this Monday, September 7, that he tested positive for the new coronavirus and is in the hospital.

At a time when the President calls on us not to lower his guard against the virus with the start of new economic activities as of today, the President of the Republic Laurentino Cortizo announced that a swab should be done after he had been close to a positive case of covid- 19.

Representatives of the construction company Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas (FCC) appeared on Monday, before the Public Infrastructure and Canal Affairs Commission of the National Assembly to answer a questionnaire on the problematic construction of the City of Health

After receiving the report from the Metropolitan Health Region, the President of the Republic, Laurentino Cortizo , affirmed that the Minister Counselor Eyra Ruiz did not violate any resolution or sanitary decreed in force to prevent the spread of the coronavirus

The Minister of Health, Luis Francisco Sucre , affirmed that with the start of new economic activities from now on, a crucial phase is entered to continue with the plan of gradual reopening in the midst of the covid-19 pandemic.

The National Civil Protection System (Sinaproc) reported this Monday, September 7, that about 10 communities in the Chepo district were affected by heavy rains and the overflowing of five rivers.

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