Therefore, as an action of solidarity and commitment, six high-flow oxygen therapy systems were delivered with all their accessories and supplies; in addition to surgical masks; gloves; gowns and more than 20,000 rapid tests to rule out the coronavirus.
This was reported by the Regional Government of San Martín who indicated that in said jurisdiction there are 27,142 confirmed cases of patients with COVID-19 and, therefore, it is essential to continue in a frontal fight against the disease.
The Tarapoto hospital received an important donation of biomedical instruments, personal protective equipment and rapid tests to detect people with coronavirus in the San Martín region. This delivery was in charge of the medical and humanitarian organization “Doctors without borders”.
San Martín: medical equipment and rapid tests were delivered to Tarapoto hospital
For his part, Henrry Vásquez, Coresec’s technical secretary, said that the police applied infraction ballots to 3,283 citizens and detained another 289. Of the latter, 25 had requisitions and 3 carried firearms.
According to the information issued, the personnel of the National Police has intervened a total of 2,1571 people during these operations.
Due to the constant reports of clandestine parties, family reunions and the failure to comply with the mandatory social immobilization on Sundays due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Regional Government of Lambayeque reported that more than 20 thousand people have been intervened during on weekends, between August 16 to September 4, according to the report of the observatory of the Regional Committee for Citizen Security (Coresec).
Lambayeque: region reports more than 20 thousand people intervened in operations on weekends
“Today in the morning [ayer], we have been with the ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, Liang Yu, whom I thanked for the delivery of these molecular tests donated by the city of Beijing and also the 20,000 disposable masks, 5,100 N95 respirators and protective elements, such as lenses, clothing, gloves and thermometers, donated by the cities of Shanghai and Yiwu for the protection of the residents of Metropolitan Lima “, he indicated.
Muñoz highlighted the importance of molecular tests to contrast the results of the tests carried out with rapid tests on patients with symptoms of COVID-19.
The donation was made yesterday, Wednesday 9, and the person in charge of receiving it was Mayor Jorge Muñoz during the execution of the aforementioned campaign in Villa El Salvador.
The People’s Republic of China donated 5,000 molecular tests to the Metropolitan Municipality of Lima for the preventive health campaign Lima takes care of you, an initiative that so far has brought health services to 7,800 residents of the city during the advance of the coronavirus in the country.
COVID-19 in Peru: China donates 5,000 molecular tests to the Municipality of Lima
“Once that is published, surely next week we will accredit a commission to do the simultaneous control of this hiring,” he added. (Find out more here )
“The vaccine does not exist right now, it is not an ordinary purchase. No State has the regulations to make this type of purchases, that is why we need a specific regulation that establishes the guidelines for officials to act, “he said.
During his presentation to the media to explain the progress in the inspection work of the Comptroller, Shack asserted that it is not just any purchase.
The Comptroller General of the Republic, Nelson Shack, indicated that, once the decree that authorizes advance payment for the purchase of the coronavirus vaccine (COVID-19) is published, they will create a commission that performs simultaneous control that guarantees the purchase transparency.
Comptroller’s Office will carry out simultaneous control for the acquisition of the vaccine against COVID-19
The Sinopharm vaccine clinical trial includes the participation of 6,000 volunteers, 3,000 of whom will be monitored by the UPCH and the other 3 million by the San Marcos University. (Find out more here )
The objective of the white march is to put into practice the working model that has been planned to be carried out during the clinical trials. Through it, its operation is evaluated and it serves to correct errors, if applicable.
To carry out this activity, the volunteers went to the headquarters of the UPCH clinical studies center, in San Martín de Porres, starting at 9 in the morning. In total 21 people were summoned.
This morning, the white march of the clinical trials phase of the possible vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the COVID-19 disease, began by the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH). The vaccine being tested is that of the Chinese laboratory Sinopharm.
Today began the white march of clinical trials of the possible vaccine against COVID-19
The measure will be in favor of teachers, coordinators, responsible for well-being, specialists, assistants and professionals of school coexistence, promoters, companions, literacy facilitators, psychologists, music educators, physical therapy professionals. (Find out more here )
In this sense, the Ministry of Education (Minedu) is authorized, exceptionally during fiscal year 2020, to carry out the acquisition of a telephone and data plan (recharge of call services, internet and SMS).
According to DS106-2020, published in the newspaper El Peruano, the measure also covers personnel directly linked to the non-face-to-face or remote educational service of basic education. The rule is effective until December 31, 2020.
The Government today published an emergency decree that establishes the hiring of the internet for the benefit of basic education teachers so that they continue with the provision of virtual classes within the framework of the Aprendo en Casa strategy, a distance education program via the web, television and open signal radio. This new teaching has been carried out since last April 6, as a measure to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19).
I learn at home: Internet teachers will hire basic education to teach virtual classes
Vizcarra assured that the decree will allow Peru to have vaccines from foreign companies that request an advance payment. (Find out more here )
The purpose of the rule is to establish extraordinary measures in economic and financial matters to guarantee access and application of vaccines that allow the generation of antibodies and immunity in the population to counteract the advance of COVID-19.
“Today in the Council of Ministers we have approved an emergency decree to establish some mechanisms to be able to give facilities to the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,” said the president at a press conference.
The President of the Republic, Martín Vizcarra, announced this Wednesday that an emergency decree has been approved that will give the necessary legal framework to the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to facilitate the acquisition of vaccines against COVID-19.
Government approves emergency decree that will facilitate the acquisition of vaccines against COVID-19
In recent months, Palacios Celi has formulated, from his position, numerous proposals to the Executive to face the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). He even had meetings with Vicente Zeballos, former president of the Council of Ministers. (Find out more here )
In addition, he noted that the dean “is in stable condition and undergoing the respective quarantine.” The statement is signed by Ciro Maguiña, who, being vice dean, assumes the position of Palacios on an interim basis.
Through a statement posted on Facebook, the National Executive Committee of the Medical College detailed that, as part of its activities, Palacios Celi provided personal protective equipment and assumed “the defense of the rights” of his colleagues.
The Medical College of Peru pointed out that its dean, Miguel Palacios Celi, tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) and that he was struck by the disease “in full exercise of his duties.”
Coronavirus in Peru: dean of the Miguel Palacios Medical College was diagnosed with COVID-19