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Lima and Callao: know the restrictions for COVID-19 on Saturday, January 8 and Sunday, January 9

Lima, January 7, 2022Updated on 07/01/2022 09:06 pm

People who live in Metropolitan Lima and Callao will have to comply this Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th of January with the restrictions established by the Government, within the framework of the state of emergency of the new coronavirusCOVID-19), in force since March 2020 throughout the country.

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According to Supreme Decree 002-2022-PCM , the new measures that began to take effect from today, Friday the 7th of this month, were ordered and will go until Sunday, January 16.

After a new evaluation of the health situation, the Government of Pedro Castillo ordered that Lima and Callao go to the high health alert level due to the increase in cases of COVID-19, upon confirmation of a third wave of the pandemic in the country.


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In accordance with the legal device, the curfew (compulsory social immobilization) in Lima and Callao now will start at 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. the next day.

It is worth remembering that until January 6, it was in force from 2:00 a.m. Until Sunday, October 16, 2021, the restrictive measure began at 1 in the morning, and until September 3, 2020, it began at midnight.

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Private cars may circulate

Lima and Callao They do not have the restriction of use of private cars on Sundays. This means that On Sundays, January 9 and 16, cars will be allowed.

Interprovincial transport

Interprovincial land transport continues to operate freely in Lima and Callao with a capacity from 50% to 100%, as indicated by the Ministry of Transport.

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What’s more, Since last November 15, 2021, full vaccination against the coronavirus is required for those over 45 years of age to be able to travel by land nationwide.

Capacity at moderate alert level

Activities in closed spaces

  • Shopping malls, shopping malls, department stores, general stores and conglomerates: 40% (before 60%)
  • Stores supplying basic necessities, supermarkets, markets, warehouses and pharmacies: fifty% (before 60%)
  • Restaurants and related in internal areas: fifty% (before 60%)
  • Casinos and slots: 40% (before 50%)
  • Cinemas and performing arts: 40% (before 60%)
  • Banks and other financial entities: 60% (before 60%)
  • Temples and places of worship: 40% (before 60%)
  • Libraries, museums, cultural centers and art galleries: fifty% (before 60%)
  • Activities of sports clubs and associations (sports with contact): fifty% (before 60%)
  • Activities of sports clubs and associations (non-contact sports): fifty% (before 60%)
  • Business and professional events: fifty% (before 60%)
  • Hairdressing and Barbershop: fifty% (before 60%)
  • Spa, Turkish baths, sauna, thermal baths: 40% (before 60%)
  • Colosseums: 0% (before 40% vaccinated with 2 doses)
  • Gyms: 40% (before 60%)

Activities in open spaces (respecting capacity and protocols, with prior authorization from local governments within the framework of their powers):

  • Performing arts
  • Cultural teaching
  • Restaurants and the like in outdoor areas
  • Protected natural areas, botanical gardens, monuments or archaeological areas, open-air museums and zoos
  • Open-air thermal baths
  • Activities of outdoor sports clubs and associations
  • Outdoor business and professional events
  • Itinerant markets
  • Sports stadiums: 0%
Capacity in Lima and Callao before the third wave of COVID-19.
Capacity in Lima and Callao before the third wave of COVID-19.

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