The Minsa also reported that there is a total of 10,989 hospitalized patients, of which 2,604 are on mechanical ventilation.
The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported this Wednesday, June 9, that the number of deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country rose to 187,479. Is about 163 new deaths versus yesterday’s report. In addition, it reported that infections increased by 3,270 (1,676 in the last 24 hours), bringing the total number of infected people to 1,991,203.
OFFICIAL FIGURES | Ministry of Health reports 163 deaths and 3,270 new infections of COVID-19, today Wednesday, June 9
Diris Lima Sur informs that the vaccination center of the San Pablo clinic will not attend on Thursdays | The Directorate of Integrated Health Networks (Diris) Lima Sur reported that the San Pablo clinic, established as a vaccination center against the coronavirus (COVID-19) for older adults, will attend from Friday to Wednesday except for Thursdays.
The Health Minister reported that 122 vaccination brigades will be sent to Arequipa to intensify immunization against COVID-19 and assured that the existing vaccines are effective against the Indian variant.
Ministry of Health will accelerate vaccination in Arequipa upon detection of a case of Indian variant | Faced with the detection of a case of the Indian variant of COVID-19 in Arequipa, the Minister of Health, Óscar Ugarte, announced that he will proceed to “accelerate” vaccination against the coronavirus in that region.
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Government announces that three provinces of Arequipa go to the extreme alert level from Monday, June 14 | The President of the Council of Ministers, Violeta Bermúdez, reported this afternoon that three provinces of the Arequipa region will go from Monday, June 14, to the extreme alert level because positive cases and deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) do not decrease.
THE LATEST | Minsa confirms that a case of an Indian variant of the coronavirus has been detected in Peru | The Minister of Health, Óscar Ugarte, confirmed this Wednesday, June 9, that a case of the Indian variant of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has been detected in Peru. At a press conference, the member of the Ministerial Cabinet indicated that the Indian variant of COVID-19 was detected in a 78-year-old woman who resides in Arequipa.
“The body develops lungs up to 8 years, so we do not have children with serious sequelae such as pulmonary fibrosis. In total, only 5 children have died in our hospital, in all cases they have been children with pre-existing diseases “he added.
He also stated that mortality remains low in this age group (under 18 years of age) and that recovery is usually satisfactory, without serious sequelae. However, he asked parents to be attentive to the first symptoms for quick attention.
“In total, about 700 children have entered the hospital [del Niño] of which 53 have entered intensive care since the start of the pandemic. In a first stage, they entered with 3 to 6 months and all had previous pathologies, such as cancer. However, now we see that ICU patients are between 6 and 8 years old and no longer have previous illnesses “, Held.
Speaking to RPP, the specialist explained that in the first stage of the pandemic, the minors in the ICU for this disease were babies who had very serious previous comorbidities, such as cancer. However, he pointed out that currently the picture is different.
The head of the Intensive Care Unit of the National Institute of Child Health (INSN) of Breña, Jaime Tasayco, pointed out that since the beginning of the pandemic, 53 cases of minors admitted to the ICU for COVID-19 have been reported in their medical Center. He asserted that the characteristics of these patients have been changing, as well as the symptoms they present.
Hospital del Niño: more than 50 children were in ICU during the pandemic
The Municipality of Magdalena reported that this vaccination center, located in the same area where the Mistura gastronomic fair used to work, is outdoors and is intended to provide immunization for all people arriving by cars, motorcycles and bicycles.
For this reason, today the arrival of people riding a bicycle was reported to a space called ‘Vacunabici’, located in Magdalena, so that the first dose can be applied. This space is within the ‘Vacunacar’ of the aforementioned district.
Costa Verde: people between 60 and 62 years old arrive on bicycles to get vaccinated in Magdalena | On Tuesday, the Ministry of Health (Minsa) launched two ‘Vacunacar’ on the Costa Verde, one on the Agua Dulce beach (Chorrillos) and another in the Magdalena del Mar sector, to immunize against the coronavirus (COVID-19 ) to people arriving in their vehicles or other means of transport such as bicycles.
“Given the social mobilizations called for Wednesday, June 9 in the Cercado de Lima, the Ministry of Health informs that the Campo de Marte and Parque de la Exposición vaccination centers will only be attended today until 2:00 pm”, he indicated.
He pointed out that the people scheduled and who are affected by this decision will be attended tomorrow, Thursday, June 10, at the same time at the same immunization point or they can approach the Videna Vaccination Center (San Luis) today until 4:00 pm
Through a statement, the Health sector explained that this measure was taken due to the call for eventual social mobilizations that would take place in the Cercado de Lima.
The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported that today, Wednesday June 9, the vaccination centers against COVID-19 located in the Campo de Marte (Jesús María) and Parque de la Exposición (Cercado de Lima) will attend to the summoned citizens for the application of your dose until 2:00 pm
COVID-19: Vaccinations in the Campo de Marte and Parque de la Exposición will attend only until 2:00 pm due to mobilizations
“We have a plan to contain the second wave, let us remember that we are still in a second wave, that we still have a high number of deaths. Although, there has been a constant decrease in deaths, but we still have some regions where mortality growth is still reported, such as Arequipa ”, he pointed.
He also explained that it is expected to continue the operation of the temporary care centers installed in the country’s hospitals and high-flow centers. However, he stressed that any measure implemented by the Government will work if there is also a commitment from citizens to comply with biosafety measures.
In dialogue with TV Peru, the official explained that actions must now be taken to be prepared in the face of an eventual third wave of COVID-19, and therefore measures to strengthen the health system with the implementation of ICU beds will continue, increase human resources with trained personnel, and in parallel to speed up the vaccination process of the population.
Gustavo Rosell, Deputy Minister of Public Health of the Ministry of Health (Minsa), reported that the Executive will leave the next Government a prevention plan to face a possible third wave due to the new coronavirus. He explained that this project is already being carried out within the framework of the second wave, and that it will be expanded so that the health system is prepared for this eventual scenario.
Minsa: Government will leave prevention plan to face possible third wave of COVID-19
COVID-19 vaccine: more than 3 million 103 thousand Peruvians have already been immunized | The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported that until this Wednesday, June 9, the number of people vaccinated against COVID-19 with at least one dose amounts to 3,103,125. The total of citizens immunized with two doses is 4,552,828, as of 6 am today.
The Minsa also reported that there are a total of 11,007 hospitalized patients, of which 2,629 are on mechanical ventilation.
In addition, it reported that infections increased by 2,934 (1,741 in the last 24 hours), so that the total number of infected people reaches 1,987,933.
The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported this Tuesday, June 8, that the number of deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country rose to 187,157. It is about 230 new deaths compared to yesterday’s report.
LAST REPORT OF THE MINSA | Ministry of Health reports 230 deaths and 2,934 new infections of COVID-19