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Lima, June 2, 2021Updated on 06/02/2021 03:23 pm

The president of the Council of Ministers, Violeta Bermúdez, will give a press conference today to inform the agreements reached this Wednesday during the session of the Council of Ministers, in the context of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). The event will take place at 5:00 pm

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The Minister of the Interior, José Elice, after being discharged from the Pan American Village of Essalud due to a picture of COVID-19, reported that the members of the PCM participated in a session to address various issues that involve each ministry in the framework of the state of emergency.

In a press conference held last week, the members of the Council of Ministers announced the new provisions of the state of national emergency against the coronavirus, which have been applied since last May 31 and are valid until this Sunday, June 20. In addition to the measures that will be followed on Sunday, June 6 for the second round in the framework of the 2021 General Elections, and social immobilization throughout the country on the occasion of the Father’s day.

Last Tuesday, the Minister of Health, Oscar Ugarte, announced that the Government created a sectoral commission that will investigate the facts related to the failure to update the rRegister of deaths from COVID-19 in the country.

Report to WHO

In addition, the head of Minda delivered this Wednesday to the World Health Organization (WHO) the final document of the temporary working group aimed at establishing criteria for the accounting of deaths from COVID-19 in Peru. He pointed out that this contribution seeks to be evaluated and applied by the international community, to maintain a more precise monitoring of the consequences of the pandemic. He announced that Peru will comply with “cover at least 10% of the population with a vaccine by the month of September”.

On the eve, the Government held a press conference to report that from March 1, 2020 to May 22, 2021, they died 180,764 Peruvians due to coronavirus.

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