China News Service, January 27. According to Peru’s “Gazette” report, on the evening of the 26th local time, Peruvian President Francisco Sagasti announced that from January 31 to February 14, the capital Lima and 9 The region will be locked down to deal with the second wave of epidemic that continues to spread.
On November 2, 2020 local time, the well-known site Machu Picchu in Cusco, Peru ushered in the second day of restart.
According to reports, Sagasti said in a televised speech that in Lima and the 9 regions, except for banks and shops that provide basic products (with a passenger capacity of 40%), all activities involving outing will be restricted; restaurants; , The shopping center can only provide door-to-door service. Residents can go out for a walk once a day for an hour; land and air transportation will be suspended.
Sagasti said that in addition, in areas with "very high risks", there are also "very strong restrictions". Store capacity will be changed to 20%, restaurants to 30%, and stores offering basic products will be changed. 50%; inter-provincial land transportation will be allowed to operate at 50% of the capacity, and the night curfew will be from 8 pm to 4 am, and the use of private vehicles will be restricted on Saturday and Sunday.
In "high" risk areas, the curfew is between 9 pm and 4 am.
Private cars are prohibited from passing on Sunday, and inter-provincial transportation will continue.
According to reports, Peru will continue to restrict international flights departing from Europe and Brazil.
On the other hand, health experts from the Peruvian National Institute of Child Health (INSN) reported that the second wave of the epidemic seriously threatened the health of young Peruvians.
In the past two weeks, the number of people aged 12 to 17 infected with the new crown virus has increased by about 47%, and the situation is worrying.
Experts warn that the reason for the increase in the infection rate among the 12 to 17-year-olds is that these people go to places with high population concentrations, such as shopping centers and even entertainment venues.
Experts urge that parents should not allow minors to go out unless necessary, and strengthen biosecurity measures against the new crown epidemic.