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Peru: Coronavirus cases total 939,931; 867,306 have been discharged

00:01 | Lima, Nov. 18.

The number of citizens infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) rose to 939,931 and the death toll reached 35,317 in Peru as of November 16 at 10:00 p.m., the Ministry of Health (Minsa) has confirmed.

3,891,216 samples tested negative for COVID-19 —out of a total of 4,831,147.
It must be noted that 867,306 people have been discharged and declared healthy. Other 4,842 were hospitalized.

Minsa is the official source of authorized information on coronavirus in the South American country. Thus, the content circulating in social media and other unofficial networks should not be deemed as true.

Minsa recommends that people should take the following preventive measures:

• Wear a face mask / and a face shield when using public transportation.

(END) MVB

Publicado: 18/11/2020
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