by Steve St. Angelo
Pan American Silver announced today the suspension of two of its silver mines in Peru due to several workers testing positive for the COVID-19 virus. The two silver mines in Peru accounted for 6.3 million ounces of silver output for Pan American Silver in 2019.
It’s not clear if Pan American Silver began full operations at its Huaron and Morococha Mines, but the company has now put them on care and maintenance. According to Pan American Silver press release as of June 1st, they stated the following in regards to their two silver mines in Peru:
Pan American Silver Announces Resumption of Operations Previously Suspended by COVID-19 Restrictions