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Minsa gives private sector workers a deadline to continue working despite not being vaccinated against COVID-19

Lima, December 15, 2021Updated on 12/15/2021 07:45 am

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) provided that, exceptionally, private service providers who do not have the complete vaccination scheme, that is, with the two doses against the coronavirus (COVID-19). Let us remember that, since December 10, it is mandatory for employees to have both vaccines to operate in person.

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According to Ministerial Resolution No. 1302-2021 / MINSA, exceptionally, for a maximum period of thirty calendar days (since the publication of this standard), private sector workers will be able to operate despite not having both doses of COVID-19, and whose nature of work is not compatible with remote work, provided that the following are jointly submitted assumptions:

  • The job is classified as “Low Exposure Irrigation” In accordance with the provisions of Administrative Directive No. 321-MINSA / DGIESP-2021, which establishes the provisions for the surveillance, prevention and control of the health of workers at risk of exposure to SARS-CoV-2.
  • The services are provided, throughout your working day, in outdoor spaces.

The standard also specifies that the provisions for the surveillance, prevention and control of the health of workers at risk of exposure to the coronavirus.


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Similarly, it is recalled that the employer is obliged to verify compliance with the aforementioned assumptions. As well as informing the providers that, of not having your complete vaccination against him COVID-19 after the deadline (30 days), They will not be able to continue working in person.

This regulation is endorsed by the Minister of Health, Hernando Cevallos.


From December 10 Those over 18 years of age are required to have a vaccination card that proves that they received both doses against the coronavirus to enter closed spaces such as galleries, shopping centers, restaurants, among others.

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Also, companies can only operate in person, only if all your workers certify their complete vaccination against coronavirus.

Similarly, drivers and collectors of all public transport services, as well as the Drivers who provide delivery services can work only if they credit their full dose vaccination

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