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Minsa reports 22 deaths and 1731 new infections of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours

Lima, December 7, 2021Updated on 07/12/2021 12:35 am

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported that today, monday, december 6, a total of 201,421 people died from COVID-19. With this number, the death toll from the deadly virus in Peru rose by 22. In addition, it reported that infections increased in 1731 (561 in the last 24 hours), so the total number of infected people reaches 2’245,146.

The Minsa also reported that there is a total of 3,091 hospitalized patients, of which 976 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.

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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