07 October 2020 – Tourism and social sectors reopen

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Private Sector and Businesses, Tourism
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health

Overview: Executive Decree that authorizes the reactivation, operation and mobilization of people in some activities at the national level, as of October 12, 2020.
The reopening / operation of the hotel sector, tourist activities, non-essential transportation, creative and cultural industries, libraries, swimming pools (25% of their capacity), cinemas, theaters (50% of their capacity), lotery games and the game rooms (casinos)
Dance activities, discos, private parties and shows are still prohibited.
Full details here: https://www.gacetaoficial.gob.pa/pdfTemp/29130_A/GacetaNo_29130a_20201008.pdf

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Learning from other jurisdictions
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: The criteria used to relax the mobility restriction measures used by the national government correspond to three key criteria:
1. infections per 100 thousand inhabitants
2.percentage occupancy of beds in intensive care rooms
3.effective reproduction number (Rt)