On the night of this December 4, the new curfew from 9:00 pm to 5:00 am and the dry law came into effect in the province of Panama Oeste, due to the increase in cases of covid-19 and clandestine parties.
Boris Gutiérrez, La Chorrera compliance judge, reported that 12 people were arrested last night for breaking the curfew.
Gutiérrez said it is a low balance compared to past weekends.
He explained that they also carried out operations in conjunction with the Ministry of Health (Minsa
) and the Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MICI) in premises.
The measures were announced by the Minister of Health, Luis Sucre
on December 1, following a request from the five mayors of the province.