New Opening Plan for Panama

Anatoly Gaviria Jan 11, 2021

The Ministry of Commerce and Industries has presented the new opening plan which will be managed with a gradual schedule that will begin on February 1, 2021.

On January 14, there will be activities that can be carried out in the provinces of Panama and Panama West, the day the total quarantine ends in these two provinces.

  • Outdoor exercises.
  • Retail trade online and by delivery.
  • Wholesale trade, exclusively to supply and distribute to businesses.
  • Construction industry, activities related to supply chains (production, import and distribution of raw materials).
  • Professional services.
  • Technical services.
  • Domestic services.
  • Cleaning services.
  • Laundries and washing machines.
  • Places of worship with a capacity of 25%.
  • Car rental services and other transportation equipment.
  • Rental services and movable property rental centers.
  • Business support services.
  • Travel agencies and reservation services (tour operators).
  • Promoters, agents and representatives of artistic, sports, academic and similar shows.
  • Scientific research and development services.
  • Marketing and advertising services.
  • Consulting services.
  • Copy services, file services and document custody.

February 1st

  • Retail trade in person with the corresponding capacity
  • Beauty salons
  • Barbershops
  • Caipis

February 15

  • Car washes, tailors and shoe stores
  • Creative and cultural industries
  • Industries pending to open
  • In-person restaurants with mandatory use of the acrylic screen

March 1st

  • Gyms
  • Massage, beauty and spa rooms.
  • National Lottery and Hippodrome without public.

March, 15th

  • Beaches, rivers and spas
  • Cinemas

There is currently no opening date for the following industries:

  • Schools and Universities
  • Children’s amusement rooms
  • Congresses and Events
  • Pubs
  • Any industry that requires an agglomeration of people

One thought on “New Opening Plan for Panama”

  1. Freddie J Kimball
    at 11:05 am

    I hope Panama will be able to return to normal soon and the covid-19 will be gone for good. I am really glad to see Churches open and I am sure the rest of the people here are too.


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