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The Peruvian president extends the state of emergency due to the corona virus until June 30

May 22, 2020

Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra announced on Friday that the government has decided to extend the state of emergency due to the coronavirus crisis until June 30 to prevent the virus from spreading further.

Vizcarra, who has explained how the new measures to fight the pandemic are to be implemented, has reported that 3,148 people have died from COVID-19. In addition, another 108,000 people were infected.

“We are extending the state of emergency here until June 30 and setting goals in all aspects,” the president said at a press conference, according to the Andina news agency.

The Peruvian president extends the state of emergency due to the corona virus until June 30
The Peruvian president extends the state of emergency due to the corona virus until June 30

Since April 13, a curfew has been imposed across the country between 6:00 p.m. (local time) and 4:00 p.m., with the exception of the Tumbes, Piura, Lambayeque, La Libertad and Loreto regions. This curfew has now been postponed to 8 p.m.