The reopening of restaurants and beaches on Monday, February 8 is now confirmed with the publication of in the Official Gazette new provisions ordered by the Ministry of Health including the cancellation of purchases by gender.
However, it is clarified that establishments must maintain a capacity of 50% of, including employees, to avoid crowds in internal or external areas.
The decree also indicates that as of 5:01 am, on Monday, restaurants, inns and the like may operate in Panama and Panama Oeste, in person, but complying with the following provisions: the sale and consumption of liquor may only be as a complement to meals, and the staff who serve customers is obliged to always wear a mask and face shield.
In restaurants, the distance between tables must be at least two meters; In-person attention can only be given until 7:30 pm, but home delivery is until 10:00 pm
Access and use of beaches, rivers, spas is allowed, from Monday to Friday, from 6:00 am to 4:00 pm, in Panama, Panama Oeste and Herrera.
In these venues, alcoholic beverages may not be sold or consumed, walks are not allowed, and the biosafety guidelines ordered by the Minsa must be complied with.
The use of the social areas and swimming pools of the condominium, neighborhood and residential buildings will also be allowed, with 25% of their capacity and maintaining the 'family bubble'.
In the provinces of Panama, Panama Oeste, and Herrera, the total quarantine is maintained, on Saturdays and Sundays, from Friday at 9:00 pm until 4:00 am on Monday. The curfew will be maintained from Monday to Friday, from 9:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m
My Spanish is not so good. Does Minsa atand for the Ministry of Insanity?
Another statement by the government that sounds like a 6 year old wrote it
== walks are not allowed (on beaches) == How does that make sense? We can go to the beach without boize but can't walk it.