COVID-19 has claimed the lives of 213,259 persons throughout the nation in the previous 24 hours, according to the Department of Health (Minsa). The quantity of people who have died in Peru as a result of the deadly virus has increased by 6. In additional, 1,125 illnesses were reported in the previous week (including 128 in the reported period), bringing the total of persons sick to 3,585,381.
According to the Minsa, there are 747 hospitalised patients, 160 of whom are on ventilators in the icu (ICU).
Sinopharm has sent over 26 million vaccinations to Peru, Pfizer has sent over 40 million, and AstraZeneca has sent over 5 million. All of these are implemented in accordance with the government’s age-based programming, which prioritises health care workers, elderly folks, and national guard Police, Armed Forces, and Firemen.
Peru began immunising its citizens in February, following the delivery of the first batch of vaccinations from China (Sinopharm). Vaccination is still going on around the country.
Kids as young as 5 years old are immunized in Lima, Callao, and other places. To date, those aged 12 and up have received the third dose, while those aged 50 and over have received the 4th dose.