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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (October 15, 2020)

Events:  Change in Movement Restrictions  Beginning Saturday, October 17, the province of Chiriqui and the district of Changuinola in Bocas del Toro will no longer have Saturday quarantine.  Curfews will remain unchanged in the rest of Panama.  Monday through Friday the curfew starts at 11:00 p.m and is lifted at 5:00 a.m., with quarantine from Saturday at ...
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COVID-19 Panama Information

Any U.S. citizen in Panama requesting travel assistance to return to the United States should send an email to PanamaCityUSCitizen@state.gov View the U.S. Embassy in Panama’s most recent Alerts & Messages Index: Panama-Specific Information Exit and Entry Requirements Movement Restrictions Quarantine Information COVID-19 Testing Transportation Options Fines for Non-Compliance Consular Operations Local Resources Other Links COVID-19 Information Last updated: 15/10/20   Panama-Specific Information:   On October 14, the Panamanian Ministry of Health confirmed 122,128 cases of COVID-19 in Panama. The Centers for Disease Control ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (October 9, 2020)

Events:  Additional Economic Reopening, Resumption of Commercial Aviation, and Change in Movement Restrictions  Beginning on October 12, curfews will remain unchanged in all of Panama except the provinces of Bocas del Toro, Colon, and Chiriquí.  In Bocas del Toro and Chiriqui curfew will be from 7:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m., Monday through Thursday, with a weekend quarantine from Friday at 7:00 p.m. until Monday at 5:00 a.m.  The province of Colon ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Panama City, Panama (October 7, 2020)

Location: Panama   Event: Planned Commercial Humanitarian Flights   The Embassy has identified one upcoming humanitarian flight with seats available. Any traveler with the appropriate passport/visa to permit entry into the United States is eligible to purchase a ticket. Travelers should carefully plan their onward travel as hotel options may be limited. Once in the ...
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U.S. Department of State Counselor Ulrich Brechbuhl Donates 50 ventilators to Counter COVID-19 in Panama

Panama City, October 7, 2020.– The Counselor of the U.S. Department of State, Thomas Ulrich Brechbuhl, is visiting Panama as part of a trip to Latin America, where he is also visiting Mexico and Uruguay. During his visit to Panama, Minister Ulrich will meet Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alejandro Ferrer, to discuss COVID-19 cooperation and ...
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