The Peruvian Ministry of Health recorded 524 new positives for the coronavirus in the Andean country last day, in addition to 74 deaths, and reported the government’s intention to vaccinate the population ahead of the parliamentary elections scheduled for early 2021.
In total, Peru accumulates 821,564 confirmed cases of COVID-19, of which 7,383 continue to be hospitalized and recovering from the disease – 1,331 are in intensive care on mechanical ventilator – while 695,645 people have been discharged after overcoming the virus.
The South American country’s death toll rises to 32,609 while 3,922,567 samples have been taken from the population to detect coronavirus cases.
INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS RESUME
This Friday, the Peruvian government announced the eleven Latin American cities with which it will resume international flights. Guayaquil, Quito, La Paz, Santa Cruz, Bogotá, Cali, Medellín, Panama, Asunción, Montevideo and Santiago de Chile are the destinations with which the aviation activities are resumed.