Friday, 18 September 2020 23:33

President of Guatemala tests positive for Covid-19

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The President of Guatemala, Alejandro Giammattei, announced this Friday that he has been infected by Covid-19, that he will be isolated and that he will be working through video conferences.

As part of the National Plan against the Flying Lobster and Central American Surveillance, and the OIRSA Flying Lobster Control Action Plan, the Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Pablo Salvador Anliker, presented the Metarhizum Ansioplae Acridium strain, a fungus that will be reproduced in the country to be used as a biological control of the Central American Flying Lobster.

The Executive informed that airlines that land in El Salvador this coming Saturday, September 19, will have to require their passengers a Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test that serves to diagnose whether a person is infected with COVID-19. The test result must be negative.

The Ministers of Tourism and Public Works announced Phase I of the expansion of the road from El Obispo beach to El Zonte beach, which is already underway to expand a 21 kilometer of road.

The president of the National Commission for Micro and Small Businesses (CONAMYPE), Paul Steiner, explained that micro represents more than 98% of the businesses in the country, however, it is considered a sector, but in reality it is the vast majority and as a result of the pandemic it is quite affected.

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