Peru extends restrictions until January 31 due to increase in Covid-19

The Peruvian government extended restrictions to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic until January 31, 2022, as part of its strategy to contain the increase in cases. We have decided to extend the state of national emergency for 31 days starting on Saturday, January 1,” Health Minister Hernando Cevallos said at a press conference last Wednesday. With the extension of the measure, some rights of citizens such as free mobility will be compromised, as the military will be allowed to patrol with the police to ensure that the night curfew is complied with. Through a statement, the government of Peru detailed that the main intention of this measure is to “prevent the spread of Covid-19”, as this establishes to prohibit the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages and food on beaches, rivers, lakes and public swimming pools throughout the country on December 25, 26, 31 as well as January 1 and 2, 2022. the use of a vaccination card in land transport that will be essential for drivers and passengers of interprovicional transport, so they recommended that public transport users complete their vaccination scheme. In this regard, the health official reported that 73% of the target population is already immunized against the virus, which is equivalent to more than 21 million people. Read more: First seven cases of Ómicron variant detected in VenezuelaAccording to data from the Ministry of Health of Peru, since the beginning of the pandemic, 2 million 269 thousand 497 confirmed cases of Covid-19 have been detected, while deaths from this disease amount to 202 thousand 375. Puppies are looking for family and home in Guadalajara

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