Lima, May 10, 2021Updated on 05/10/2021 11:11 am

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported that until this Monday, May 10, the number of people vaccinated against the COVID-19 with at least one dose it amounts to 1,388,185. The number of citizens immunized with two doses is 699,815.

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So far, Peru has received one million vaccines from Sinopharm, more than one million 350 thousand doses from Pfizer and about 400 thousand from the Covax Facility mechanism (from Astrazeneca and Pfizer). All of these apply to health personnel, the elderly, members of the National Police, Armed Forces and Firefighters, included in the first phase of the National Vaccination Plan.

Both the Sinopharm, Pfizer and Astrazeneca vaccines must be given in two doses to immunize a person against COVID-19.

The vaccination process in Peru began on Tuesday, February 9, in the main health centers in Lima and Callao.

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A digital tool implemented by the Minsa allows access to information on the progress of vaccination. You just have to click HERE to check the number of people vaccinated with both doses or with only one.

New vaccination plan

The Government established that on April 16 a new vaccination plan against COVID-19 will begin, with the aim of first immunizing people over 80 years of age. Metropolitan Lima and Callao. This campaign was carried out until the 25th of that month in 11 immunization centers distributed in 22 districts of the capital.

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) It is currently developing a new vaccination day against COVID-19 in adults over 70 years of age in the districts of Lima and Callao, so that they attend more than 50 vaccination centers.

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For this, the Executive implemented the platform I put the shoulder, so that people can know the place, the date and the time in which they will be vaccinated against the coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Minister of Health, Óscar Ugartesaid that senior citizens who cannot travel to their immunization centers have the option of calling Line 113 for a brigade to come to their home and apply the doses.

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