The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported today, Saturday, February 26, that a total of 50 people died from the COVID-19 in the country in the last 24 hours. With this number, the death toll from the deadly virus in Peru rose to 210,407. In addition, 3,762 infections were registered in the last week (3,820 in the last 24 hours), bringing the total number of infected people to 3,512,404.
The Minsa also reported that there are a total of 2,196 hospitalized patients, of which 1,024 are on mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit (ICU).
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Vaccinations in Peru
Until now, Peru has received more than 26 million vaccines from Sinopharm, more than 40 million from Pfizer and more than 5 million from AstraZeneca. All of these are applied according to the programming by age groups established by the Government after prioritizing health personnel, older adults and members of the National Police, Armed Forces and Firefighters.
Immunization in Peru began in February, after the arrival of the first batch of vaccines from China (Sinopharm). To date, vaccination continues throughout the country.
On lime, Callao and regions children are already vaccinated from 5 years of age.
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