The Panama Civil Aviation Authority (AAC) announced on Friday its decision to extend the ban on international flights in the Latin American country until June 22, citing “public health reasons” related to the coronavirus pandemic.
“With resolution No. 68, the suspension of international flights for reasons of public health will be extended from May 22nd at 10:59 p.m. by 30 days (..),” says one in his account on the social network Twitter.
Humanitarian flights and those carrying equipment and materials necessary to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic are excluded from the measure in accordance with the decree signed by AAC Director Gustavo Pérez. Passenger flights have been banned in Panama since March 23.
To date, Panama has confirmed a total of 9,268 coronavirus cases, including 266 deaths.