El Comercio Answers: Targeted quarantine in Peru: in which regions of the country is there still

Lima, September 19, 2020Updated 09/19/2020 at 4:19 PM

President Martín Vizcarra announced the end of the compulsory social immobilization Sundays due to the reduction in the number of infections and deaths from the pandemic in the country. However, this would not be the fate of some regions that will still remain in total focused quarantine due to the high rates of cases of coronavirus what are they presenting.

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This is what the Supreme Decree No. 151-2020-PCM that modifies Supreme Decree No. 116-2020-PCM, a rule that establishes the measures that citizens must follow in the new social coexistence and extends the State of National Emergency by the grave circumstances that affect the life of the nation as a result of the covid-19.

So far, the norm indicates that the quarantine is in force in the Cusco, Moquegua, Puno and Tacna regions; as well as in 46 provinces of another 14 departments.

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You can then find out if social isolation (quarantine) it is still valid in the town where you reside:

  • Cusco: All
  • Moquegua: All
  • A lots of: All
  • Tacna: All
  • Amazonas: (Chachapoyas, Condorcanqui, Utcubamba)
  • Ancash: (Santa, Casma, Huaraz, Huarmey)
  • Apurimac: (Abancay)
  • Ayacucho: (Huamanga, Huanta, Lucanas, Parinacochas)
  • Cajamarca: (Cajamarca)
  • Huancavelica: (Huancavelica)
  • Huánuco: (Huánuco, Leoncio Prado, Puerto Inca)
  • Ica: (Ica, Pisco)
  • Junín: (Huancayo, Satipo)
  • Lima: (Huaral)
  • Mother of God: (Tambopata)
  • Pasco: (Pasco, Oxapampa)

According to the Supreme Decree, it provides that in these regions and provinces where the targeted quarantine is maintained, the compulsory social immobilization of people in their homes governs Monday to Saturday from 8:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. the next day, and the days Sunday all day until 4:00 am the next day.

In the case of province of Trujillo in the department of La Libertad, the mandatory social immobilization is maintained on Sundays throughout the day until 4:00 am the next day.

What are the restrictions on targeted quarantine?

Regions and areas that remain in quarantine will have certain concessions. People can only move to access essential services and goods and for economic activities authorized by the Executive.

As you recall, the state of emergency entered into force on March 16, the date from which the exercise of constitutional rights related to personal liberty and security was restricted. Also that of the inviolability of the home and the freedoms of assembly and transit in the territory.


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