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COVID-19: Curfew in Lima and Callao will start at midnight and end at 4:00 am

Lima, January 16, 2022Updated on 01/16/2022 11:36 pm

After it was confirmed that Peru is facing a third wave of COVID-19, the Government ordered this Sunday, January 16, that the schedule of social immobilization (curfew) in Lima and Callao starts at midnight and ends at 04:00 am

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This Sunday, the Executive made a modification to the beginning of the curfew, which until today began at 11 pm Even the Minister of Health, Hernando Cevallos, at a press conference after the session of the Council of Ministers, had ratified the schedule after being consulted about the request from various sectors to reduce the curfew hours and not 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.

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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 led the authorities to take new measures to mitigate the increase in cases, hospitalizations and deaths due to 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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