Nine people participating in a pool party in El Chorrillo, were apprehended Saturday night.
This, despite the fact that the Ministry of Health (Minsa
) established legal measures and provisions that restrict mobility and force social distancing.
The retention took place during standards verification operations, which were carried out by units of the National Police together with a Justice of the Peace.
Panama adds more than 37 deaths from COVID
-19 and exceeds 36 thousand infections, however, every weekend videos of parties and meetings circulate on social networks, as well as crowds of people without masks.
The authorities have the power to impose fines on those who violate public health, and if they cannot pay the fine, the justice of the peace will have the power to impose community work on him.