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Police rounds will increase after new curfew and vaccination points in Panama City

Police rounds will increase after new curfew and vaccination points in Panama City

The authorities seek to redouble their efforts, refine strategies and mitigate the arrival of a third wave in Panama.
The Minister of Health, Luis Francisco Sucre, reported that there will be an increase in police rounds after the curfew and vaccination points to immunize the population against the coronavirus in Panama City.

This, as part of the strategy against COVID-19 and in coordination with the Community Operations Center for Control and Traceability (COCYTC), the Minsa convened a working meeting attended by the first lady Yazmín Colón de Cortizo, the governor of the province of Panama Carla García, representatives of townships and deputies where the sectors with the most positive cases in the capital are located.

The authorities seek to redouble their efforts, refine strategies and mitigate the arrival of a third wave.

The governor of the province of Panama, Carla García revealed that the National Government approved opening 7 new vaccination centers with AstraZeneca against COVID-19 in the capital, the sectors where they will operate are Juan Díaz, Pacora, Tocumen, El Chorrillo, Ernesto Córdoba Campos , Caimitillo and in the district of Ancón, which is where Albrook Mall is located.

"The National Government has a responsibility towards the Panamanian population, our main mission is to vaccinate Panamanians and foreigners who are residents, this is not a position of selfishness," Sucre reported.

After listening, both the deputies and representatives asked the local authorities to continue supporting the Traceability and vaccination process so that together they can overcome COVID-19.

On the other hand, Minister Sucre said that foreigners who show the document of official residents or who are managing this process, will be vaccinated, "but clarified that for now it will not be possible to vaccinate those who are not carrying out residency procedures."

The Minsa asks the population not to lower their guard in the face of the increase in cases facing the country and to comply with biosafety measures.
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