Lima, June 4, 2021Updated on 06/04/2021 10:46 pm

The National Office of Electoral Processes (ONPE) approved, on May 4, the update of the seven security and prevention protocols against COVID-19, by means of the Jefatural Resolution N ° 103-2021-JN-/ONPE. Among these, the new staggered schedule stands out to be able to vote on Sunday, June 6 in the second round of the Elections 2021.

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On this new election day, the ONPE has arranged for a substantial change to be made in the order of the staggered schedule. The decision is made after a first experience in which older adults, people with disabilities or a risk profile for the coronavirus were the first to go to vote and were harmed by long lines waiting for the opening of their polling stations. vote.

For this reason, the ONPE has reconsidered the schedule in which this group will go to vote. It should be noted that this is a suggested schedule to be able to provide better care to this vulnerable group in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. This measure seeks to avoid crowds.

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Staggered voting schedule for the second round

The staggered schedule will be divided according to the number in which the DNI of each citizen ends. It has been proposed that older adults, people with disabilities and those at risk attend in the interval between 2:00 p.m. y las 4:00 p.m. so that they have better service at the polling stations.

  • From 07:00 to 08:00 hours (DNI that ends with the digit 1)
  • From 08:00 to 09:00 hours (2)
  • From 09:00 to 10:00 hours (3)
  • From 10:00 to 11:00 hours (4)
  • From 11:00 to 12:00 hours (5)
  • From 12:00 to 13:00 hours (6)
  • From 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (7)
  • From 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (older adults, people with disabilities and at risk)
  • From 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (8)
  • From 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (9)
  • From 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (0)

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What other protocols are there for the second round?

Previously, the ONPE had published that the use of face shields was essential to vote in this second round. This June 1, it was announced that this measure will not be mandatory to enter the polling places.

In his place the head of the ONPE, Piero Corvetto, stressed that voters should attend wearing double mask and its pen (preferably blue). Likewise, he asked to attend to vote within the suggested hours to avoid queues and crowds that could put public health at risk in the face of the pandemic.

Here is a review of the biosafety protocols that must be followed for the second round of the 2021 Presidential Elections:

  • The table members must maintain a minimum distance of one and a half meters between them.
  • The open premises must delimit the perimeters for the conditioning of the awnings under which the voting tables will be located.
  • In order to enter the polling place, the citizen must use a double mask correctly, covering the nose and mouth. Without these cares, you will not be able to enter.
  • Upon entering the polling place, the voter must allow their temperature to be taken. This should not exceed 37.5 ° C, otherwise its entry will be restricted and it will be taken a second time. If the temperature does not yield, the voter will not be able to vote and the fact will be registered in the app to send information to the JNE in order to issue a dispensation.
  • The ONPE requires that the voter come with their own pencil, preferably blue. In this way you avoid having a vehicle of contagion.
  • Remember to use the trays at the voting tables to deliver your ID. This is also another measure that seeks to reduce contact.

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