Lima, January 12, 2022Updated on 01/12/2022 04:14 pm
After it was confirmed that Peru is facing a third wave of COVID-19, the Government ordered that the hours of social immobilization (curfew) in Lima and Callao continue from 11:00 pm and conclude at 04:00 am the next day.
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The measure remains on the same schedule, according to the Minister of Health, Hernando Cevallos, at a press conference after the session of the Council of Ministers. The official spoke after being consulted about the request from various sectors to reduce the hours of validity of the curfew so as not to affect the economic reactivation.
On the other hand, the use of private vehicles on Sundays will not be prohibited. In this way, the Executive continues to present new provisions after an evaluation by the Ministry of Health (Minsa) and other sectors within the framework of new measures that citizens must comply with in the context of the new coronavirus pandemic.
Since it is public, the actions taken by the Executive are evaluated and updated every two weeks; after last Tuesday, January 4, the Ministry of Health (Minsa) announced that Peru is facing a third wave of COVID-19, which has caused the authorities to take new measures to mitigate the increase in cases, hospitalizations and deaths to cause of this disease.
The Supreme Decree 186-2021-PCM, the Government extended the national state of emergency for a period of 31 calendar days, starting on January 1, 2022, due to the circumstances facing the country due to COVID-19.
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