“The immediate activation of the digital service channels for citizens, such as the virtual party tables, has allowed us to follow alerts to attend to the regrettable number of cases that during this pandemic have occurred in the State institutions and to the detriment of the most needy, “said prosecutor Tello. (Find out more here )
Among the complaints received by the 41 specialized prosecutors nationwide, 685 correspond to alleged irregularities in the acquisition and distribution of basic family baskets, 279 due to similar events in the purchase of protection and cleaning equipment against COVID-19 and 52 related to medical equipments.
A statement from the institution indicates that the superior prosecutor, Omar Tello Rosales, national coordinator of the FECOF, provided a balance and specified that, of the total complaints registered since March 16, 1,074 refer to alleged irregularities committed in provincial municipalities and districts across the country.
The Public Ministry, through the Special Prosecutors for Crimes of Corruption of Officials (FECOF), received a total of 1,893 complaints for alleged acts of corruption committed by public officials, from the beginning of the state of emergency by COVID-19 until October 31 last.
Prosecutor’s Office: more than 1,800 complaints of alleged acts of corruption in the state of emergency due to COVID-19
Since last Sunday, October 25, the mandatory social immobilization was lifted in all regions and provinces where the measure to stop the spread of the coronavirus was still maintained. However, the ban on the use of private vehicles on Sundays is still maintained throughout the country. (Find out more here )
The National State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be in force until November 30, in order to contain the advance of infections throughout the country. This implies mandatory social immobilization (curfew) from 11:00 pm to 4:00 am the next day, Monday through Sunday, nationwide.
It should be noted that, since August, the Minsa records a cumulative number of infections from the day and previous days on a daily basis.
The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported this Monday that the accumulated number of positive cases of COVID-19 in the country rose to 923,527. There are 1,194 new infections (1,194 from the last 24 hours), which are added to the 922,333 accumulated until Sunday.
COVID-19 in Peru: Minsa reports 1,194 more infections and the accumulated number reaches 923,527
This implies mandatory social immobilization (curfew) from 11:00 pm to 4:00 am the next day, Monday through Sunday, nationwide. (Find out more here )
The National State of Emergency due to the pandemic will be in force until November 30, in order to contain the advance of infections throughout the country.
The first death from coronavirus in Peru was reported on Thursday, March 19. It was a 78-year-old man suffering from high blood pressure and had been admitted to the Air Force Hospital with severe respiratory failure.
The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported this Monday that the number of deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country rose to 34,943. There are 64 new deaths compared to the 34,879 registered since the start of the pandemic until Sunday. In addition, the entity specified that the number of infections rose to 923,527.
Minsa reports 64 deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours
In the data updated by Johns Hopkins University, the European country has 114.30 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants and maintains a fatality rate of 2.6%, of the 500,789 infections confirmed so far in that country. (Find out more here )
After Peru ranked first in the death rate from COVID-19 for more than two months, Belgium once again ranked first, probably due to the second wave of infections in Europe.
At the end of August, Peru became the country with the most deaths from COVID-19 and had a rate of 85.8 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants. This came after the update of Belgium’s data on its death toll, which set its mortality rate at 85.5 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants.
This afternoon, the world registered 50,766,136 infected by COVID-19 and 1,260,956 deaths from this disease, according to the Johns Hopkins University coronavirus portal.
Belgium surpasses Peru and is once again the country with the most deaths from COVID-19 per 100,000 inhabitants
88.7% of Peruvians will advance their Christmas purchases at Cyber Days, says the CCL. The business association developed a study at the national level to find out what Peruvians value an online purchase and how much they estimate to invest.
Martín Vizcarra: “I am optimistic and I trust that Congress will make the best decision today”. From Huancayo, President Martín Vizcarra indicated that he hopes to continue working with Congress until July 28, 2021.
BCR: inflation expectations for the next 12 months stand at 1.6%. According to the Central Reserve Bank of Peru (BCR), this forecast is within the body’s target range since May 2017: between 1% and 3%.
Martín Vizcarra: “The Executive – Legislative relationship has not been the best and we must blame it.” President Martín Vizcarra made a request to Congress to continue working together during his defense of the second vacancy motion against him.
Martín Vizcarra: This was the transfer and arrival of the president to Congress. The president boarded a vehicle with his lawyer, Fernando Ugaz. The full Cabinet accompanied him to the back door of the Government Palace.
Vía Expresa, Av. Javier Prado and other roads would become spaces to practice sports on Sundays. The Minister of the Interior, César Gentille, explained that it seeks to avoid crowds of people on the Costa Verde, which to date is the current space where citizens go to play sports on weekends.
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The coronavirus causes more serious heart problems than previously thought. The SARS-CoV-2 infection affects various organs, not just the lungs, as was believed at the beginning of the pandemic.
Vaccines for diphtheria and other diseases will be given until next month. The Minister of Health, Pilar Mazzetti, assured that the national days of vaccination against diphtheria and other preventable diseases will continue.
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Pfizer claims that its COVID-19 vaccine is “90% effective.” The efficacy of protection against the virus, announced the pharmaceutical company, was achieved seven days after the second dose of vaccine and 28 days after the first.
Martín Vizcarra faces today the second motion for presidential vacancy. For the impeachment request to proceed, 87 votes must be reached. President Vizcarra will go to Parliament to exercise his defense. (Continue reading here )
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