Since the beginning of June, the Government of Peru has issued a series of preventive measures with a view to Father’s day. The objective of these provisions is to avoid giving greater opportunities to family visits and gatherings, for which reason the compulsory social immobilization at the national level.
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As is known, Father’s Day is celebrated every third Sunday in June. This year, the commemorative date falls on Sunday June 20. On this occasion, as announced by the Minister of Education, Ricardo Cuenca, during a press conference held in early June – as happened in May for Mother’s Day – various restrictive measures will be applied.
“Decree mandatory social immobilization on Father’s Day, June 20, just as we did with Mother’s Day. This mandatory social immobilization is at the national level, regardless of the level of risk in which the country’s provinces are”, He detailed.
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These measures were made official under the Supreme Decree 105-2021-PCM, where it is specified that on June 20, 2021 the use of private vehicles will be prohibited. According to the norm published in the Official Gazette El Peruano, only people will be allowed to travel on foot or by bicycle to purchase basic necessities, medicines and pick up food in restaurants.
This standard modifies –only for the 24 hours of June 20– the rules established by the State of National Emergency that will govern for 30 calendar days from June 1.
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The supreme decree details that businesses that offer basic necessities, Such as supermarkets, markets, grocery stores, warehouses and pharmacies will be able to carry out their activities on June 20 normally according to the allowed capacity regarding the alert level of the area in which they are located. The only thing that changes is that the care will be carried out from the 04:00 to 18:00.
As for the delivery service, the rule specifies that only drugstores and pharmacies may provide this service 24 hours a day on Father’s Day. While in the case of restaurants, the delivery service can only be performed from 04:00 to 23:00.
No cars or interprovincial transport
Likewise, citizens they will be able to leave their homes only on foot or by bicycle, in order to:
- Acquisition of essential products,
- Pick up of medicines.
- I pick up food in restaurants.
They will not be able to circulate in private cars. Meanwhile he public transport and taxis they will continue to work only for those who present an emergency or carry out essential jobs.
Meanwhile, as it is public, the interprovincial land transport It operates in Lima and Callao with a capacity of 50% to 100%, as indicated by the Ministry of Transport and Communications. This activity will not be able to operate during Sunday, June 20, because mandatory social immobilization will govern throughout the country.
The legal document on restrictions for Father’s Day also informs that the COVID-19 vaccination continues its normal flow. Therefore, people who have their vaccination scheduled for that date will be able to travel without any inconvenience, with a companion, to the assigned immunization center. Both people must carry their ID.
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