Peru continues to suffer from the effects of the coronavirus in its meats. Actually, the country borders on 300,000 cases confirmed as published by the Ministry of Health, which places it among the five territories with the highest number of infected. Only the United States (2.8 million infected), Brazil (1.5 million), Russia (680,000) and India (673,000) surpass it.

If we measure it with the rest of South American nations, only Brazil surpasses it, which gives a clear indication of the terrible impact that COVID-19 is having in the Andean country. Regarding the number of fatalities, the figure stands at 10,412 deaths and Peru has been in a state of emergency for 111 days.

Difference in deaths

Between March and June, Peru has seen how a total of 71,328 people have lost their lives. This figure means 92% more compared to the same period of the previous two years, when around 37,000 people died in both 2018 and 2019, according to data from the National Computer System of Deaths (SINADEF).

Total, the difference is more than 34,000 deaths, slightly more than triple the 10,000 deaths currently confirmed by COVID-19. So, those 24,000 can be classified as suspects of death from coronavirus, despite the fact that the Peruvian Executive does not include them in official figures.

Quarantine in seven regions

The Peruvian Government It has decreed a quarantine focused on the regions of Arequipa, Ica, Junín, Huánuco, San Martín, Madre de Dios and Áncash.. In Lima and other departments they have partially risen some restrictions, but those under 14 and years old and those over 65 remain confined.

The rule also imposes a new schedule for the curfew., no way from 10:00 am to 4:00 am, except in the regions mentioned above.