Decree that makes measures more flexible as of August 30 is promulgated
The Decree eases the curfew that existed from Monday to Sunday in the provinces of Panama Oeste, Los Santos, Chiriquí, Coclé and Herrera.
In the Official Gazette of Panama this Thursday, Executive Decree No. 831 of August 26, 2021 was promulgated, which provides new sanitary control measures in different provinces and districts of the country, as of Monday, August 30 and that dictates other provisions.
This regulation establishes, for example, that as of Monday, August 30, in the provinces of Panama Oeste, Los Santos, Chiriquí, Coclé and Herrera, the curfew from Monday to Sunday will be from 12:00 am to 4:00 am.
While for the districts of Colón, Chagres, Portobelo and Omar Torrijos H., of the province of Colón, the curfew from Monday to Sunday will be set from 12:00 am to 4:00 am Article 3. And In the district of Pacora, province of Panama, the curfew from Monday to Sunday will also go from 12:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m.
The Decree indicates that for the Chepo district the curfew is maintained, from Monday to Sunday, from 10:00 pm to 4:00 am, according to the provisions of Executive Decree No. 797 of July 9, 2021.
And as of Monday, August 30, 2021, the curfew measure decreed for the Comarca Ngäbe Buglé is fully lifted.
In its article 5 the decree states that "All industrial and commercial activities that operate in the districts where a curfew has been established or is maintained, may remain open to attend to the public in person until one hour before the curfew that It corresponds to it and they may provide home service until 11:00 pm, as provided in Executive Decree No. 797 of July 9, 2021."
It is noted that the Ministry of Health in coordination with the different health establishments will ensure compliance with these regulations and whoever fails to comply with the measures will be sanctioned by the authorities.