Through Resolution No. 2294 , the Public Health Directorate of the Ministry of Health ( Minsa ) of Panama, updated the list of countries considered to be at high risk of contagion of COVID-19.
As detailed in the document, the countries included present a high transmission of COVID -19, as well as a significant incidence of variants classified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as variants of risk or concern: Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Lambda and Delta.
United States / Alaska
This list is subject to a new review, according to the behavior or evolution of COVID-19.
This week, the Minsa issued new provisions for travelers from countries considered to be of high epidemiological risk due to COVID-19. Travelers from these regions who intend to enter Panama by air, sea or land, and who do not have a vaccination scheme, must:
Present negative result of COVID-19 test (PCR or antigen), valid for up to 72 hours or perform it at your cost at the port of entry
Comply with a 72-hour preventive quarantine at your home, if you are a national or a resident; or in an authorized hotel and at your expense, if you are a foreigner without immigration process, after which a COVID-19 test must be performed, the negative result of which will end the quarantine