Peru's Ministry of Health (Minsa)
implemented Tayta Operation
(Territorial Aid Operation for Treatment and Isolation in Response to COVID-19) in El Porvenir —a neighborhood located in Lima’s La Victoria district— to protect its vulnerable population against COVID-19.
As part of the multisectoral response strategy, rapid response teams identified 770 people (around 168 families) in the area in order to conduct COVID-19 diagnostic tests, deliver medications, and provide guidance.
Through Tayta, the target population can undergo rapid tests and receive early treatment at home if they test positive, so as not to overload hospitals.