The mayor of Colón Alex Lee admitted to having traveled this weekend to a beach house with his family, while the mobility measures established by the Ministry of Health of Panama for the COVID-19 pandemic are still in force.
We are in a house in the Decameron that is not mine, they lent it to me to share a weekend with my family because due to my obligations it is difficult for me to have time with them, the official said in a video.
The mayor assured that by the rules of the place you cannot make scandals or mass parties.
On the other hand, last Friday the Governor of Colón, Irasema de Dale reported on the total quarantine measure over the weekend for the entire province, in which Lee is mayor, with the intention of minimizing or limiting cases of COVID
Currently, the mobility restriction by gender is maintained in Panama and Panama Oeste, where the beach house is located, as a sanitary measure to mitigate the spread of COVID
-19. In addition, parties or celebrations are not allowed in any province of the country.