Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra on Tuesday outlined the principal economic measures adopted by his Government in order to face the coronavirus (COVID-19) and support citizens at this time.
For its part, the Ministry of Labor and Employment Promotion (MTPE) has issued labor regulations regarding remote work, so that part of the production apparatus can continue working from home, among other measures so that the main industries continue operating.
Furthermore, Minister Alva announced that independent workers who live on a day-to-day basis will be included in the list of beneficiaries of the S/380 (about US$107) extraordinary bonus.
On this occasion, the President was joined by members of the Council of Ministers and other authorities. The event was held at the Government Palace in Lima.
Tuesday marks the ninth day of mandatory social isolation.