Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra on Thursday afternoon announced that the Executive Branch has decided to extend the current state of emergency against COVID-19 until May 10.
For this reason, he called on all citizens to make greater efforts and sacrifices to avoid the COVID-19 spread.
"This disease forces us not to let our guard down and make decisions, always thinking about the sake of the country. The most important assets in the country are its people, the health of Peruvians
, and the life of its population (…)," he expressed.
Mr. Vizcarra acknowledged that citizens want to be close to their relatives on Mother's Day (May 10), but insisted that it is necessary to make this sacrifice and additional efforts precisely thinking about the well-being of the loved ones.