Lima, February 9, 2022Updated on 02/09/2022 11:40 pm
The Ministry of Health (minsa) reported that until Today, Wednesday, February 9, a total of 207,536 people died from COVID-19. With this number, the death toll from the deadly virus in Peru rose by 91. In addition, it reported that infections increased by 13,091 (6,404 in the last 24 hours), bringing the total number of infected people to 3,397,637.
The Minsa also reported that there is a total of 4736 hospitalized patientsof which 1365 are with mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit (ICU).
Vaccinations in Peru
So far, Peru has received more than 26 million vaccines from Synopharmmore than 34 million Pfizer and more than 4 million 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.
Inoculation in Peru began in February 2021, after the arrival of the first batch of vaccines from China (Sinopharm). To date, vaccination continues throughout the country.
In Lima, Callao and regions it is vaccinated from 5 to 11 years with comorbidities, and from 10 onwards without comorbidities.
According to the criteria of