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Pandemia COVID-19 en Ciudad de Panamá

Minsa details Contingency Plan due to raise in COVID-19 cases

The Ministry of Health of Panama established a Contingency Plan due to the increase in coronavirus cases registered in the country.

It is divided into four indicators, seven pillars and five alert stages.

Indicators 

- Rt of 1 or less
- Lethality less than 3%
- Availability of beds in room 20%
- Availability of beds in ICU of 15%

Pillars

- Promotion and prevention
- Traceability
- Treatment to affected
- Isolation and distancing
- Installed capacity
- Gradual return
- Social care

Alert stages

- Feint of overflow of one of the 4 indicators for the opening
- Overflow of one of the indicators for opening
- Overflow of two of the indicators for opening
- Overflow of three of the indicators for opening
- Overflow of the four indicators for opening

Measures to be taken before the arrival of each alert stage

Feint of overflow of one of the 4 indicators for the opening

- Curfew from 11:00 pm to 5:00 am (As it is currently at the national level, except Veraguas)

Overflow of one of the indicators for opening

- The possible taking of restrictions is announced and prevention is intensified
- Traceability is intensified and tests are massed
- The curfew is maintained
- Mobility is allowed but with the possibility of restriction

Overflow of two of the indicators for opening

- A communication plan is maintained with aggressive messages of biosecurity measures
- Checkpoints are strengthened
- Tents and field hospitals are installed
- Quarantine is established on Sundays
- The curfew is extended from 7:00 pm to 5:00 am
- Reopening stops
- Beaches, rivers and spas are closed
- Meetings are reduced to meetings of no more than 10
- Public employees will have rotating schedules

Overflow of three of the indicators for opening

- Communicate closings one week in advance
- Checkpoints increase
- Quarantine is established on weekends
- Extended curfew is maintained
- Only restaurants with home delivery will operate (with a trial every 15 days for motorized ones)
- Online sales businesses will be able to operate, but shopping centers will not
- Construction will be partially closed

Overflow of the four indicators for opening

- Daily communications through conferences
- Sanitary closures and fences
- New facilities are enabled
- Weekend closings are maintained, curfew extended
- Only essential food service companies may operate
- The agricultural sector, pharmacies, banks and grocery stores remain open
- Mobility will be by sex and gender
- Tourist activities will be paralyzed
- The entry of people who come from countries with increased cases will be evaluated

Comments

Gringohater 18 days ago
Source Source Source. Are you people really THAT dumb?
Use fuckin' Google and translate from official government websites.
Libra Warrior 20 days ago
Can you provide the source?

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