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Curfew: What are the new hours in Panama

Curfew: What are the new hours in Panama

Corregimientos of Panama Metro and San Miguelito will have to extend the curfew from next Monday, June 7.
The new daily cases of COVID-19 exceeded 700 in all the country, which triggered that in several townships of Panama and San Miguelito new measures must be taken. The head of the Ministry of Health of Panama (Minsa), Luis Francisco Sucre has decided to extend the curfew from Monday, June 7, from 10:00 pm to 4:00 am in Panama Metro and San Miguelito.

In addition, businesses are told that they must close at 9:00 pm

It should be noted that Minister Sucre exempted from these measures on Tuesday June 8 , the day the Panama soccer team plays, the people who attend the game.

In which township the cases of COVID-19 increased dangerously

Sucre indicated that in sectors such as San Francisco, Don Bosco, Juan Díaz, Bella Vista, Betania and Parque Lefevre , cases of COVID-19 have increased; and in San Miguelito in districts such as Rufina Alfaro, Amelia Denis de Icaza, José Domingo Espinar and Omar Torrijos , the cases have also risen dangerously; For this reason, surveillance in these sectors will be reinforced in coordination with the Joint Task Forces.

In Panama, the townships of San Felipe, Otoque Oriente, Otoque Occidental and Taboga are exempt from this measure as they present low rates of COVID-19 infections.

While in the province of Veraguas the Minsa decided to reduce the curfew hours from 12:00 am to 4:00 am in the districts of Cañazas, Montijo, Calobre, Mariato, Santa Fe and Río de Jesús ; the rest of the province will be maintained with a curfew from 10:00 pm to 4:00 am and total quarantine on Sundays; In addition, the Veragüense districts of Atalaya and La Mesa were warned that if they continue with the increase in COVID-19 cases, new restrictions will be imposed.

For Chiriquí and Coclé, Minister Sucre indicated that the curfew is maintained in view of the fact that the decrease in infections has been minimal. The minister stated that the Remedios district is the only district in Chiriqui that was freed from the restrictions and will only be maintained with the curfew from 12:00 am to 4:00 am.
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