A group women starting an aggressive protest at the Women's Rehabilitation Center on Friday, May 1, when the authorities were taking sanitary measures in the cases of coronavirus registered in the prison.
Members of the National Police arrived at the scene to control the riot.
"We inform the public that everything is proceeding normally at the Female Rehabilitation Center, after a group of inmates disturbed the order in the center," the Directorate General of the Penitentiary System published on his Twitter account.
Out of the 42 Covid
-19 cases in all prisons in the country, 19 correspond to inmates of the Cecilia Orillac Women's Rehabilitation Center in Chiari in Panama and 23 to detainees in the Nueva Esperanza prison in Colón .