The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported last Wednesday, October 13 that, to date, there have been 2,186,246 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 and 199 746 deaths nationwide. In the last 24 hours, 455 infected and 9 deaths.
On Tuesday, October 12, the results of 42,850 people sampled were recorded, of which 455 were confirmed symptomatic cases of that day.
In addition, the results of 891 cases confirmed by Covid-19 of the previous seven days.
Through the latest report, the Minsa reported that to date there are 3 334 patients hospitalized for the Covid-19, of which 906 are in the ICU with mechanical ventilation.
Also, of the total confirmed cases, 2 163 578 people defeated Covid-19 after completing the appropriate time of home isolation or after being discharged from a health facility. In addition, it was reported that 118 hospital discharges were made in the last 24 hours. (With information from RPP)
OVER 45 YEARS OLD MUST COMPLY WITH THE VACCINATION SCHEDULE IF THEY ARE TRAVELING WITHIN THE COUNTRY
This Wednesday a presentation of the Minister council in the Government Palace. In a subsequent press conference, the Minister of Health, Hernando Cevallos, gave some scopes on the decisions taken at the national level.
The holder of the Minsa reported that currently there are 60.8% of citizens vaccinated with at least the first dose, and 46.9% have the two doses of the vaccine against covid-19. He also assured that people have already been vaccinated for 18 years, and the resumption of classes in different universities in the country is being evaluated.
Regarding the mobilization of passengers in interprovincial transport by land, he specified that there will be new demands and to adapt to this new measure a month will be given so that people can be vaccinated.
“Those over 45 years of age need to have two doses of vaccine for interprovincial trips. Because although the vaccine is voluntary, no citizen has the right to infect another citizen, “said Cevallos.
NEW TOUCH OF REMAIN AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL
Along these lines, the Minister of Health, Hernando Cevallos, announced that the curfew will begin from 2:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m., in order to extend the hours of attention to the public of businesses that operate until late hours. of the night.
Cevallos recalled that curfew currently starts at 1:00 am and said that the reduction of the time of this restriction is due to the fact that the country’s provinces are today in a moderate risk level against covid-19.
In that sense, he said that the curfew will not yet be fully lifted because it wants to avoid what happened previously with the covid parties, which, he noted, lasted throughout the morning.
“We want to maintain some degree of restriction and of course appeal to the social responsibility of young people”He referred when noting that the new schedule of social immobilization will be made official through a Supreme Decree.
VACCINATION AGES 12 TO 17 YEARS IN PERU
Gabriela Jiménez, head of immunization of the Minsa, pointed out that everything is being ready so that minors between 12 and 17 years old can receive their vaccine against Covid 19. He also assured that parents must accompany their children in this process and sign a consent for inoculation.
“Since they are minors, the consent must be signed by the parent or guardian. In that sense, when we make the call, we will be receiving the father, mother or guardian and the child for the signing of the informed consent and for the stipulated process to be carried out “, he stated in Andina.