Panama isolated about 200 migrants in the camp in the jungle for containment of new outbreaks of coronavirus. On 9 June, according to Reuters.
In the camp migrants are under a tarp or in the tents. Along with them are health workers who make the rounds, measuring temperature and blood pressure.
The migrants told reporters that in the camp, bad food, and among the isolated, there are children, the elderly, pregnant women. To leave the camp without permission they can not, although they can buy goods at nearby stores.
About 2 500 workers were stranded in Panama, when Latin American countries began to close the borders to stop the spread of coronavirus in March. Most remain in camps in the darién province in Panama.
Reuters notes that the majority of migrants heading from the Republic of Congo through Latin America in the United States.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Throughout the world, the coronavirus has infected 7 119 454 people. Victims COVID-19 406 522, recovered – 3 293 408.