Latin America Covid-19 News Roundup: May 12, 2020

gym decree by bolsonaro caught health minister teich off-guard
Nelson Teich. Photo: Júlio Nascimento/PR

?? Argentina. President Bolsonaro’s decree to reopen beauty salons and gyms made headlines in neighboring Argentina (Pagina 12, in Spanish)

?? Panama. The first restaurants reopen in Panama City as local governor moves to reopen the economy. (News Herald)

?? Bolivia. Poorest areas in the country using antiparasitic drugs against Covid-19. (El Deber, in Spanish)

?? Colombia. Authorities say at least 859 people from a Villavicencio prison are infected with the coronavirus. (El Tiempo, in Spanish)

?? Chile. The country sets new record in daily cases: 1,658. (Notiamerica, in Spanish)