In what places and cases should you continue to wear a mask and show your vaccination card

In what places and cases should you continue to wear a mask and show your vaccination card

With a fourth wave coming to an end, optimal levels of vaccination and the possibility that COVID-19 will go from pandemic to endemic, the Ministry of Health announced the relaxation of sanitary measures regarding the use of masks and the presentation of the identity card. vaccination. Know what it is and from when will it come into force.

The Minister of Health, Jorge López, indicated that the use of masks will be optional in open spaces, but it will be mandatory only in certain places and circumstances, as well as the presentation of the vaccination card. The measure will begin to be applied the day after its publication in the official newspaper El Peruano.

WHERE SHOULD A MASK BE USED MANDATORY?

In accordance with the provisions of the Ministry of Health, KN95, three-fold or fabric masks must continue to be used in the following places or circumstances:

  • Health establishments (posts, hospitals, clinics, offices, etc.).
  • Public land transport (urban and interprovincial transport)

A woman wears a mask on a bus in Lima. The use of the mask will continue to be mandatory on public transport (Photo: AFP) (ERNESTO BENAVIDES /)
  • Closed spaces without ventilation (those that do not have windows or whose doors are not sufficient for air circulation).
  • People who present symptoms of contagion of COVID-19 or another respiratory disease.

WHERE SHOULD THE VACCINATION CARD BE PRESENT?

Within the new health protocols due to the reduction in cases by COVID-19, the Ministry of Health will also have new provisions on the use of the vaccination card. They must present it in a mandatory way in these cases:

  • Passengers entering Peru from abroad.
  • Interprovincial transport users.

WHAT IS THE RELAXATION OF SANITARY MEASURES AGAINST COVID-19?

The Minister of Health, Jorge López, indicated that the optional use of masks in open spaces and the presentation of the vaccination card in specific cases is due to the fact that optimal levels of vaccination against the coronavirus have already been reached in Peru, in addition to the fact that we are nearing the end of the fourth wave.



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