24 June 2020 – Suspension of construction activities extended to 26 June

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Private Sector and Businesses
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Gatherings, businesses, and services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health (leading) Panamanian Chamber of Construction and private sector (implementing)

Overview: The temporary suspension of construction activities is extended for 15 calendar days from June 26, 2020, in the same terms expressed in article 1 of Executive Decree No. 506 of March 24, 2020. Ref. policy post: March 24, 2020 Goverment Orders suspension of construction activity.
Full details here: https://www.gacetaoficial.gob.pa/pdfTemp/29056_A/78902.pdf

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – academic
Evidence/Justification: Application of the sanitary measures corresponding to the mitigation and control protocols of the pandemic, relative to the speed and high contagion of Covid-19. To avoid that massive movility generates critical cases simultaneously and consequently the health system collapse.