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COVID-19 in Peru: from the age of 5, the new target population to be vaccinated amounts to more than 32 million people

Lima, February 7, 2022Updated on 02/07/2022 02:01 pm

In order to make transparent and update the information on vaccination against coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, the Ministry of Health (Minsa) has renewed the presentation of the main indicators of this process, in which it has taken into account children between 5 and 11 years of age, the new target population that began to be inoculated on January 24 of this year.

According to the latest data update, Peru now has a target population to be vaccinated of 32,781,250. Let us remember that before it was 27,946,434, however, after the incorporation of 4,236,070 girls and boys from 5 to 11 years old, as well as the population that changed age, the removal of deceased people and Peruvians living abroad, this figure changed.

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In an effort in favor of transparency, the Ministry of Health updated the public access vaccine dashboard through the web.  Photo: Minsa
In an effort in favor of transparency, the Ministry of Health updated the public access vaccine dashboard through the web. Photo: Minsa

The health sector explained that this update has caused the vaccination coverage ratios to decrease throughout the country, but it is only due to a statistical effect. Therefore, the coverage of people with one dose is now 80.11%, the two dose is 71.11%, and the three dose is 25.7%.

It is worth mentioning that the new nominal register was carried out by the Minsa based on the consolidation of the data provided by Reniec, Migrations and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. These data were subjected to control points, that is, minimum criteria were applied such as names, surnames, date of birth and nationality.

VACCINATION CHART UPDATED

To know how the vaccination progress is going according to your age group, the number of doses and the territory in which they are located, you can do so by entering:

In an effort in favor of transparency, the Ministry of Health updated the public access vaccine dashboard through the web.  Photo: Minsa
In an effort in favor of transparency, the Ministry of Health updated the public access vaccine dashboard through the web. Photo: Minsa

This link presents the results according to the different options that any citizen can select to filter information according to their demands and requirements.

Among the most outstanding options appears filtering information by dose quantity, distributed by each You will say Y Direct according to the age group, as well as by number of doses (1st, 2nd, 3rd, among others).

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