Peruvian Health Minister Pilar Mazzetti this Sunday did not rule out reverting to the government’s “earlier measures” to try to stop the pandemic from progressing if the situation worsens after health officials confirmed a total of 478,024 accumulated cases and 21,072 Deaths.
“If the level deteriorates, we will have to go back to the previous measures,” he said during an interview with the Peruvian newspaper ‘La República’. “If we overtake and it keeps climbing, we have to rethink everything.
In office just a month after Víctor Zamora was ousted, Mazzetti has invoked the responsibility of the Peruvian people during the crisis, pointing out that the work of the portfolio he heads is “useless” if the people do their share does not take over. responsibility in this situation.
“We all have to take our responsibility (…) Everyone goes out and the longer the trip and the more people we contact and the more objects we touch, the greater the risk,” he recalls.