Peru imposes curfew in the province of Lima due to the increase in coronavirus infections

The Peruvian government has imposed a curfew from 11:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. (local time) in the provinces of Lima and Callao to stop the surge in coronavirus infections registered in recent days.

The country’s authorities confirmed this Tuesday that Peru had officially entered a third wave of infections, and this Wednesday Health Minister Hernando Cevallos announced that these two provinces had been added to the list of areas on high alert.

Thus, 21 provinces of the country are already under curfew: Ica, Pisco, Cusco, Cajamarca, Jaén, Piura, Sullana, Sechura, Talara, Trujillo, Pacasmayo, Chiclayo, Santa, Puno, Huaura, Bagua, Chachapoyas, Tacna and Huancayo, among them the already mentioned Lima and Callao join them.

Peru imposes curfew in the province of Lima due to the increase in coronavirus infections
Peru imposes curfew in the province of Lima due to the increase in coronavirus infections

The measures approved by the executive for the areas included in this list also provide for the regulation of indoor capacity or the need for people over the age of 18 to present vaccination records or a negative virus test for travel between the Provinces.

Peruvian health authorities have reported more than 2.3 million coronavirus infections and 202,867 deaths from the disease since the pandemic began.

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