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Ministry of Health reports 26 deaths and 3,196 new infections of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported Today, Monday, March 7that a total of 211,155 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 by 26. In addition, 3,196 infections were registered in the last week (489 in the last 24 hours), bringing the total number of infected people to 3,528,038.

SIGHT: COVID-19: Peru is in the transition stage from pandemic to endemic, according to CDC

The Minsa also reported that there is a total of 1720 hospitalized patientsof which 779 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 41 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.

SIGHT: COVID-19: more than 27 million 955 thousand Peruvians have already been vaccinated against the coronavirus

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 other regions children are already vaccinated from 5 years of age.

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