The Minister of Health, Luis Francisco Sucre, announced this Tuesday, June 22, that due to the increase in Covid-19 cases in some regions of the country, a total quarantine is ordered in some districts of Colón, Herrera and Los Santos, as of next Sunday June 27.
He also reported the relaxation of curfews in districts of the Chiriquí and Veraguas provinces, where infections of the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus
said that in the district of Colón, province of Colón, from next Sunday a total quarantine will be adopted on Sundays.
We view with concern the events that occurred over the weekend in the capital and in the city of Colón, where we have precisely seen a record of more than 200 cases due to the activities they carry out, he said. The head of Health referred to the parties held to celebrate Father's Day in which there were crowds and those present, for the most part, did not wear a mask.
In the rest of the province of Colon, the curfew is from midnight to 4:00 in the morning. Shops must close at 10:00 at night.
While in Chitré, the capital of Herrera, also since 27, a total Sunday quarantine will govern due to the increase in infections.
The curfew in the districts of Ocú, Parita and Pesé will be from 10:00 at night to 4:00 in the morning In the districts of Santa María Las Minas and Los Pozos the mobility restriction will be from midnight to 4:00 in the morning.
In Los Santos, specifically the districts of Los Santos, Las Tablas and Macaracas, a total quarantine is ordered on Sundays, as the incidence of Covid
-19 cases has increased. In the rest of the province the curfew is maintained from 10:00 at night until 4:00 in the morning. Pedasí and Pocrí are excepted from this measure, where the mobility restriction will be from midnight to 4:00 in the morning.