Lifting of the sanitary measures regarding mandatory use of masks, physical distancing, capacity, and entry to Panama due to COVID
On July 11, 2022, the sanitary measure of mandatory use of masks in open and closed spaces was eliminated throughout the territory of the Republic of Panama, with the exception of: public and private health facilities, persons engaged in the handling and sale of food; and public transport of passengers, collective and selective.
Likewise, as of July 13, 2022, the use of masks is not mandatory in aircraft and international air and maritime transport vessels transiting or disembarking at airports or ports in the Republic of Panama. However, the mandatory use of the mask in aircraft transiting between airports within the Republic of Panama is maintained.
Finally, on September 14, 2022, the Ministry of Health ordered the lifting of the following sanitary measures: physical distancing, restriction of capacity throughout the national territory and restriction due to Covid for the entry of travelers to Panama.
By: Mario Rognoni