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Peru: No COVID-19-related deaths in Metropolitan Lima on Sep 27

12:06 | Lima, Sep. 29.

On Monday, September 27 —for the first time since the start of the pandemic— no COVID-19-related deaths were recorded in Lima Metropolitan Area, the Ministry of Health (Minsa) has reported.

In its recent report, Minsa indicates that eight citizens died of COVID-19 on September 27 across Peru, of whom one resided in Apurimac, one in Cusco, three in Piura, two in Puno, one in San Martin. However, no deaths were reported in Lima Metropolitan Area for the first time since the pandemic got going.

According to data provided by Minsa, COVID-19-related deaths were not recorded in the other regions on that day, either.

It should be pointed out that the first coronavirus-related death in the country was recorded in Lima on March 18, 2020.

According to the Surveillance System (Noti) and the National Death Registry Information System (Sinadef) of Minsa, no region in the country reported more than three COVID-19-related deaths on September 27 this year.

The report indicates that the coronavirus death toll for the last 22 weeks shows a downward trend.

However, Minsa urged the population not to be overconfident or lower their guard, as well as to continue adhering to preventive measures and get vaccinated against COVID-19 to take care of their health.


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Publicado: 29/9/2021
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