April 19 2021 Peru’s Ministry of Health released data on Coronavirus outbreak on the 18th local time, compared with the previous day’s report, 7131 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus, a cumulative number of confirmed cases reached 1704,757 cases;
On the 18th, Peru received the first batch of 276,000 doses of AstraZeneca’s Coronavirus vaccine arrived in the country’s capital Lima, Peru’s President Sagasti went to the airport to meet.
President Sagesti announced that this is the second batch of vaccines obtained in Peru through the Coronavirus Vaccine Implementation Programme (COVAX), which will be used mainly for vaccinations for people over the age of 80 outside Lima.
The president noted that Peru will also receive 1.09 million doses of the COVAX vaccine in May, plus an estimated 2.8 million doses of Pfizer vaccine, so that the current administration can vaccinate all older people by the end of their term.
Peru’s Ministry of Health reported that as of 17 local time, the country has 693,427 people have been vaccinated against at least one dose of the Coronavirus vaccine.
On the same day, the Government of Peru issued a supreme decree requiring the use of masks and masks when entering places such as supermarkets, shopping malls and department stores in areas with “extremely high” and “extremely high” risks from 19 April to 9 May.
Earlier, the government adjusted the risk level in various regions of Peru, including the capital Lima, 41 areas will return to “extremely high” risk areas, from April 19 to May 9, these areas will be imposed curfew, Sunday is mandatory isolation, and ban the circulation of private cars.