With the March 18 introduction of the countrywide curfew from 9 pm to 5 am Panama’s, supermarket chains have announced new temporary opening time schedules.
GRUPO REY, made up of El Rey, Romero supermarkets, Mr. Precio stores and Metro Plus pharmacies reported stores will be open from Monday to Sunday from 7:00 am to 7:30 pm
RIBA SMITH announced that he will serve buyers daily from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm With the exception of the Mercadito Versailles, in the township of Don Bosco, which will be open from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
SUPER 99 will open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, including service money transfer and payment of basic services.
SUPER XTRA, will open from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm
PRICE SMART will lopen from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
The supermarket chains also suggest that their customers make their purchases through the delivery platforms that exist to avoid the crowds.
The curfew was ordered by President Laurentino Cortizo , through Executive Decree No. 490 of March 17, 2020 and published in the Official Digital Gazette No. 28983 - A , of March 18, 2020.