Wednesday 9th September 2020.

September 9, 2020

The epidemiological report of the Ministry of Health (Minsa) of this Tuesday, September 8, records 829 new cases of Covid-19 and 8 deaths in the last 24 hours. These figures increase the accumulated cases of Covid-19 to 98,407 and deaths rise to 2,107, reported the director of the Metropolitan Health Region, Israel Cedeño. The new cases were detected after the application of 5,179 new tests in the last hours. Now the total of tests performed increased to 374,599.

The meetings of the Budget Commission of the National Assembly were suspended due to the hospitalization -for the Covid-19 disease- of the PRD deputy Raúl Pineda.

The Supreme Court of Justice put a stop to the claims of the National Chamber of Transportation ( Canatra ) regarding the ruling of December 26, 2019, which annulled the regulations that prohibit digital transport platforms from charging cash.

Airport workers, cabin crew and pilots marched, on Tuesday morning, towards the Presidency of the Republic as part of the protest of actions that have been carried out by the Ministry of Labor (Mitradel).

Judge Hernán De León will be responsible for processing the complaint that was presented for the alleged commission of crimes against the public administration, in the form of influence peddling, against the deputy of the ruling Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD), Alejandro Magno Castillero Pinilla .

After a meeting with the delegates of the National Federation of Associations of Patients with Critical, Chronic and Degenerative Diseases, the Comptroller General of the Republic, Gerardo Solís, instructed the National Supervision Directorate that the procedures for purchasing drugs for chronic diseases have ” priority ”.

The start of the North, Central and Caribbean qualifying rounds for the Qatar-2022 Soccer World Cup were postponed from October to March due to the coronavirus pandemic, Concacaf announced Tuesday  .

The swab test performed on President Laurentino Cortizo was negative.  This was reported on Tuesday, September 8, by Dr. Héctor Sánchez, the president’s physician, about the examination carried out on Monday, September 7.

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