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Ministry of Health reports 12 deaths and 912 new infections of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported that today, wednesday 15 december, a total of 201,992 people died from the COVID-19. With this number, the death toll from the deadly virus in Peru rose by 12. In addition, it reported that infections increased by 1660 (912 in the last 24 hours), so the total number of infected people reaches 2’258.456.

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The Minsa also reported that there is a total of 2,937 hospitalized patients, of which 941 are on mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Vaccines in Peru

To date, Peru has received more than 25 million vaccines from Sinopharm, more than 27 million from Pfizer, and more than 4 million from AstraZeneca. All these are applied according to the programming by age groups established by the Government after vaccinating with priority health personnel, older adults and members of the National Police, Armed Forces and Firefighters.

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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. In Lima, Callao and regions, people aged 12 years and over are immunized.

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