The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported today, Monday, February 14, that a total of 44 people died from COVID-19 in the country in the last 24 hours. With this number, the death toll from the deadly virus in Peru rose to 208,466. In addition, 4,032 infections were registered in the last week (1,306 in the last 24 hours), bringing the total number of infected people to 3,449,712.
The Minsa also reported that there are a total of 3,586 hospitalized patients, of which 1,288 are on mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit (ICU).
Vaccinations in Peru
So far, Peru has received more than 26 million vaccines from Sinopharm, more than 34 million from Pfizer, and more than 4 million from 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.
Immunization in Peru began in February, after the arrival of the first batch of vaccines from China (Sinopharm). To date, vaccination continues throughout the country.
In Lima, Callao and other regions children are already vaccinated from 5 years of age.