Confirms first case of coronavirus in the Panama Canal

Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

Panama Canal Thursday issued a statement reporting its first case of coronavirus. This waterway has more than 10 thousand employees.

Against coronavirus pandemic, Channel has followed established protocols by health authorities worldwide.

In its press notes today also has maintained close collaboration with the Ministry of Health, minsa, in order to handle other positive cases of Covid-19.

After following isolation procedures and comply with suspicious symptoms medical tests, This day was confirmed a positive case among the staff of the ACP.

The institution has followed the protocol established by the MoH to isolate other collaborators who have had contact with this person.

Since the beginning of the alert, in the operating areas, worksites and offices has enhanced cleaning and disinfection, as well as providing hygiene inputs that allow employees to follow the recommendations of hand and face washing, among other.