23 July 2020 – New curfew measures established in Bocas del Toro, Colón and Chiriquí

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: Provincial
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health

Overview: Executive Decree No. 873 of July 23, 2020, which establishes new curfew measures in the provinces of Bocas del Toro, Colón and Chiriquí, on Monday through Thursday from 7:00 pm to 5:00 am and on days Friday from 7:00 p.m. to Monday 5:00 a.m., starting July 24, 2020.
Mobility restrictions are maintained based on sex and personal identity number.
Full details here: https://yomeinformopma.org/static/dash/docs/decretos/Decreto_Ejecutivo_No._873.pdf

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Due to the significant increase in Covid-19 infections, which is manifested in a proportional increase in deaths, and the health situation reported daily by the Department of Epidemiology, which determines that the highest rates of infestation are located in these provinces, the government considers It is necessary to incorporate these new actions to contain this high degree of contagion, and in this way, be able to mitigate the spread of the disease.