Update 01/12/2021 22:16
The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported Tuesday that the number of positive COVID-19 infections in the country rose to 1’040,231, to about 5,404 new infections (2,881 from the last 24 hours), increasing to 1’040,231. 1,037,350 accumulated until Monday
It should be noted that since August, Minsa recorded the cumulative number of infections from the day and from the previous day of each day.
President Francisco Sagasti announced that the purchase of the first million doses of the coronavirus vaccine developed by Sinopharm was completed within the framework of an agreement to receive 38 million doses from a Chinese laboratory.
UPDATE | This is the # COVID19 situation in Peru until 10:00 PM on January 11th # PeruEstInOurHands.
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– Ministry of Public Health (@Minsa_Peru) January 13, 2021
However, Secretary of State Elizabeth Astete clarified that the arrival of the first million is expected in January, but these 37 million purchases have not been finalized.
Likewise, management reports that an agreement has been reached with Oxford-AstraZeneca To access 14 million vaccines since September 2021 regarding vaccines obtained through the Covax Facility mechanism, the previous government signed an agreement. Which will have more than 13 million doses
The emergency situation due to the COVID-19 outbreak will be in effect until January 31, 2021 to prevent the spread of the infection nationwide.
Forced social immobilization (curfews) in Metropolitan Lima and Callao were in effect from 11 PM to 4 AM through January 17 in the case of Tacna, Moquegua, Arequipa, Ica, Junín and Huánuco, Tumbes, Piura, Lambayeque. , La Libertad and the province of Santa (Áncash) the turnover limit measures will be between 10:00 pm and 4:00 am.
In the rest of the region, the fixation runs from midnight to 4 in the following day.
Since Sunday, October 25, the forced social fixation has been lifted in all regions and provinces, where measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus remain. And since November 15, the ban on private vehicles on Sundays has been lifted nationwide.