President Martin Vizcarra on Monday afternoon confirmed that
Within this framework, Lima hosts the majority of cases (307).
The Head of State specified that 7,486 tests have been conducted to date —of which 6,664 have definitive results.
Of this latter amount, 6,269 tested negative and 395 positive, which represented 6%. That is the average recorded since the beginning of the epidemic in the South American country.
Moreover, the statesman warned that the regions with the highest incidence of coronavirus cases are located in the north of the country.
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.
Monday marks the eighth day of mandatory social isolation.