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Peru approaches 29,000 coronavirus deaths

September 1, 2020

The Peruvian Ministry of Health reported the deaths of 28,944 people from COVID-19 this Monday after recording 156 deaths on the last day.

The Ministry of Defense said that 64 soldiers were killed.

The head of this portfolio, Jorge Chávez, stated that 2,200 military personnel contracted the disease while performing their duties, although 60 percent have already recovered.

Peru approaches 29,000 coronavirus deathsPeru approaches 29,000 coronavirus deaths

For their part, health officials have confirmed 652,037 accumulated cases after 1,448 new positives were reported this Monday.

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