Sunday Quarantine returns in Panama West

Panama’s Minister of Health, Luis Francisco Sucre said Tuesday, June 29, that the districts of La Chorrera, Penonomé, and Pesé will enter a total quarantine on Sundays.

In the rest of the districts (Panama West), including Arraiján, Chame, and San Carlos, there will be a curfew in force from 10:00 pm to 4:00 am.

1,249 new cases of Covid-19 and 7 deaths are registered; the Rt is at 1.09 and 70% of those hospitalized are under 60 years of age.

"We are in a difficult situation, we have not come out of this pandemic,"

explained Sucre. 

And in the province of Coclé, the districts of Aguadulce and Penonomé will be in quarantine. The rest of the region will have a curfew.