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Ministry of Health reports 57 deaths and 3,191 new infections of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours

Lima, February 28, 2022Updated on 02/28/2022 11:18 pm

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) informed Today, Monday, February 28, that a total of 210,672 people died from COVID-19 in the country in the last 24 hours. With this number, the death toll from the deadly virus in Peru rose by 57. In addition, 3,191 infections were registered in the last week (996 in the last 24 hours), bringing the total number of infected people to 3,517,260.

The Minsa also reported that there is a total of 2068 hospitalized patientsof which 975 are mechanically ventilated in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Vaccinations in Peru

So far, 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.

In Lima, Callao and other regions children are already vaccinated from 5 years of age.

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