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What are the districts of Lima with the most cases of COVID-19 infection?

Lima, December 7, 2021Updated on 07/12/2021 12:46 am

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) through the National Center for Epidemiology, Prevention and Control of Diseases (CDC), detailed the districts of Metropolitan Lima that register more positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19).

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The director of Public Health Surveillance of the CDC, César Munayco, indicated that, within Metropolitan Lima, the districts of Jesús María, San Martin de Porres, Surco and San Juan de Lurigancho, as well as the Cercado de Lima, occupy the first positions with more cases of COVID-19.

Precisely, the official remarked that Metropolitan Lima, like Piura and Lima Provinces, are the regions with a high contagion rate.

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Munayco reported that in the last week (46 of the year) the number of infections has slowed from COVID-19, since during epidemiological week 43, 5,621 new cases were reported throughout the country. This figure increased to 7,051 in the following week, to reach its maximum peak in week 45, where 9251 cases were reported.

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However, he emphasized that in week 46 there were a total of 9074 cases, observing a deceleration of positivity. The specialist urged citizens to maintain preventive measures in the upcoming festivities for Christmas and New Years.

The use of masks continues to be effective in preventing us from getting the SARS-CoV-2 and any of its variants. If you use the surgical or cloth masks, there should be two for greater reinforcement; and if you use the KN95, you only need aa, “said the official.

We are seeking to keep the daily statistics of cases at the national level low, so we ask the population to maintain social distancing, avoid social gatherings or where they are exposed to crowds”He added.

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