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COVID-19: Minsa reports 61 deaths and 5,332 new infections in the last 24 hours

The Ministry of Health (minsa) reported that today, Saturday, February 12, a total of 61 people died from the COVID-19. With this number, the death toll from the deadly virus in Peru rose by 208,120. In addition, it reported that infections increased by 10,859 (5,332 in the last 24 hours), bringing the total number of infected people to 3,435,753.

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The Minsa also reported that there are a total of 3,967 hospitalized patients, of which 1,325 are on mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Vaccinations in Peru

So far, Peru has received more than 26 million vaccines from Sinopharm, more than 34 million from Pfizer, and more than 4 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.

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Vaccination in Peru began in February, after the arrival of the first batch of vaccines from China (Sinopharm). To date, vaccination continues throughout the country.

In Lima, Callao and regions, they are vaccinated from 5 to 11 years with comorbiditiesand from 10 onwards without comorbidities.

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