Over 7 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in Peru

18:03 | Lima, Jun. 27.

To date, the Transition and Emergency Government has administered around 7. 1 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine nationwide, including the first and second shot.

More than 2.9 million people have received two doses, which means they are fully immunized against the novel coronavirus.

According to the Unified National Health Information System of the Ministry of Health (Minsa), of the 7,114,722 jabs, 4,209,958 were for the first dose, while the remaining 2,904,764 were second dose jabs.

In addition, 46,674 people with mental and neurodevelopmental disorders have been immunized, as well as 41,776 people with rare and orphan diseases.

Similarly, the respective doses were administered to 21,247 pregnant women, 14,731 citizens with Down syndrome, 14,063 patients undergoing hemodialysis, and 2,242 people who are awaiting or have undergone an organ transplant.

As is known, the vaccination of people aged 50 and above began on June 25. The first group (ages 58 and 59) has already been inoculated with the first dose; those aged 56 and 57 will be next in line, and so on until Minsa reaches those of 50 years of age.


Published: 6/27/2021