Updated on 09/19/2021 10:57 pm
The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported today, sunday, september 19, which rose to 199,066 the death toll from coronavirus (COVID-19) in Peru. It is about 22 new deaths compared to yesterday’s report. In addition, it reported that infections increased by 589 (158 in the last 24 hours), so that the total number of infected people reaches 2,167,008.
The Minsa also reported that there is a total of 3,656 hospitalized patients, of which 1043 are on mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit (ICU).
To date, Peru has received more than 8 million vaccines from Sinopharm, more than 15 million from Pfizer and more than 900 thousand from AstraZeneca. All these apply according to the established age group programming by the Government after vaccinating with priority health personnel, the elderly and members of the National Police, Armed Forces and Firefighters.
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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 regions, people aged 25 years and over are immunized.