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Vaccination with AstraZeneca in circuits 8-7, 8-8 and 8-10 extended until June 30 v
Men and women over 30 years of age who want to take AstraZeneca doses must register in advance.
Minsa clarifies that registering is a requirement to be vaccinated against COVID-19
The Minsa explains that through registration the date and time to apply the corresponding dose is guaranteed.
132 detained in a party in Casco Antiguo
Dr. Israel Cedeño assured that a bar in the Casco Antiguo failed to comply with the capacity measures and other sanitary regulations.
April 26 the vaccination against COVID-19 begins in circuits 8-2 and 8-3
The Minsa reported that the vaccination session against COVID-19 in circuits 8-2 and 8-3 will take place from April 26 to 29.
From Thursday to Saturday, 2,821 AstraZeneca vaccines were administered; no adverse reactions have been reported
The director of the metropolitan health region, Israel Cedeño, said that the estimated 1,000 people per day who are vaccinated with AstraZeneca's anticovid vaccines are being met.
Over 25,000 vaccines were administrated over 4 days of immunization in circuit 8-7
For people who could not attend the day on 8-7, a call will be made shortly to enable new vaccination centers.
30 vaccination centers will be set up in La Chorrera and 20 in Chame, San Carlos and Capira
The vaccination day against covid-19 in Chame, San Carlos and Capira will be from April 26 to 29 and in La Chorrera from April 29 to May 2.
Minsa expects to vaccinate 55,000 people against COVID-19 in 8-7
Israel Cedeño assured that they will not deny vaccines against COVID-19 from anyone, but they ask residents from 8-7 to come on the day of their appointment.
Minsa reiterates that Panama will voluntarily apply the AstraZeneca vaccine
As of April 20, all platforms will be enabled so that they can voluntarily register and request the doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Court declares deputy Arquesio Arias not guilty of sexual crimes
Arquesio Arias was found not guilty of crimes against integrity and sexual freedom. The vote was 5-4.
Everything is ready for the vaccination process to begin for circuits 8-4 and 8-7 as of April 21
Operation PanavaC-19 continues its programming and the next circuits that we are going to vaccinate are 8-4 and 8-7, which begin this April 21
Court declares that curfew is not unconstitutional due to the pandemic
The CSJ indicated that although the curfew may affect individual rights, the right to health is recognized in international context.
House arrest for Metro Bus driver involved in collision with motorcycle
The Metro Bus driver who collided with the motorcycle in which two people were traveling has been placed under house arrest.
Court provisionally suspends article that grants "special powers" to the Minister of Health
The Third Administrative Litigation Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ) ordered the provisional suspension of Article 8 of Executive Decree No. 71 of February 5, 2021, which empowers the Minister of Health, Luis Francisco Sucre...
Compared to January, COVID-19 cases fall 72% in February
Last February, a total of 20,536 cases of the Covid-19 disease were registered, that is, 72% or 53,053 infections less than those reported in all of January, when the figure rose to 73,589.
Plan to develop tourism potential in Isla Taboga is launched
Iván Eskildsen, general administrator of the Panama Tourism Authority (ATP) held a meeting with local authorities of Isla Taboga, to explain the content of the Sustainable Tourism Master Plan (PMTS 2020-2025), the 1,000km of trails proje...
A lawsuit fights decrees that "superpower" Minister Luis Francisco Sucre
A lawsuit was presented before the Third Administrative Court of the Supreme Court of Justice, which seeks the nullity of articles 4 and 8 of Executive Decree 71 of February 5, which imposes sanitary measures in the province of Panama an...
Minsa will monitor that biosecurity measures are complied with in the event of new reopening and during Carnival days
Given the reactivation of new economic activities as of this Monday, February 8, the Ministry of Health ( Minsa ) will reinforce surveillance to guarantee compliance with biosafety measures, this was announced this Sunday by the director...
New mapping strategy implemented in Tocumen to identify areas with or without COVID-19 cases
The director of the Metropolitan Health Region, Israel Cedeño reported this Saturday that in Tocumen they are initiating a new strategy such as mapping, which seeks to identify all areas with or without COVID-19 cases to carry out the pr...
Panama expects 750,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses in Q1 of 2021
The health authorities expect that around 750,000 doses of the vaccine against the Covid-19 disease will have arrived in Panama by the end of March. There have been more than 320,000 infections and 5,000 deaths reported in the country ov...
TI asks Minsa and MIRE to explain the controls to avoid corruption in the vaccination process
The Foundation for the Development of Citizen Freedom, Panamanian Chapter of Transparency International (TI) expressed its concern on Thursday about the possibility of ethical misconduct in the distribution of vaccines against COVID-19, ...
Cedeño: Possibility of quarantine extension is very low, but it is not ruled out
Dr. Israel Cedeño, director of the Metropolitan Health Region, indicated this Monday that although it is true, the restriction measures in the provinces of Panama and Panama West have been established until January 14, the probability th...
Foreigners in Panama are able to apply for COVID-19 vaccine, 'the PAI does not discriminate'
Dr. Israel Cedeño, director of the Metropolitan Health region, affirmed this Friday that the Expanded Program of Immunization (PAI), carries out the plan to inoculate the vaccine against COVID-19 in Panama "does not discriminate national...
16 people taken before a justice of the peace for participating in a clandestine party in Río Abajo
A total of 16 people were brought before a justice of the peace for participating in a clandestine party in La Porqueriza de Río Abajo.
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