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Peru rises to 1 million 286,757 positive cases and 45,263 deaths from COVID-19

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) of Peru confirmed this Monday that the cases of
Covid-19 In the country they increased to 1 million 286,757 cases, while the number of deaths rose to 45,263.

« Until 10:00 p.m. on February 21, 2021, samples for 7 million 281,747 people have been processed by the Covid-19, obtaining 1 million 286,757 confirmed cases « , indicated the institution in its daily report.

Of the positive cases reported so far, 14,639 are hospitalized, 2,083 of them in intensive care units with mechanical ventilation.

« To date, 1 million 188,995 people have completed their period of home isolation or were discharged from a health facility, » he added.

On the other hand, the Minsa reported that the disease has caused the death of 45,263 citizens in the country.

The new data comes at a time when Peru is experiencing a focused quarantine, parallel to the vaccination process of health personnel initiated by the government in recent weeks.

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