09 October 2020 – International aviation reactivated

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Tourism, Transportation
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Government Ministry

Overview: The Government of Panama promulgated Executive Decree No. 372 that authorizes the reactivation of international aviation in the country as of next Monday, October 12, 2020, after seven months of suspension.
The reopening will be governed according to the provisions of Executive Decree No. 1089 of September 23, 2020, which defines the health measures for nationals, residents or foreigners who enter the country, while the State of National Emergency is maintained due to the pandemic. of COVID-19.
Full details here: https://sigob.aeronautica.gob.pa/snra/subtipo/52/ficha/826/archivo/2896/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, International – other
Evidence/Justification: The criteria used to re-establish the international travel are 3 key criteria:
1. infections per 100 thousand inhabitants
2.percentage occupancy of beds in intensive care rooms
3.effective reproduction number (Rt)