Filter for Peru Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-07-01 Out Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
National parks, certain museums and archaeological sites will be open for free to Peruvian children and over 60 year olds until the 31st of December 2020.
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2020-06-27 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Children under the age of 14 and people older than 65 will still be required to quarantine
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2020-06-27 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
banks and supermarkets will reopen allowing in customers to 50% of capacity, with mandatory use of masks and social distancing of one metre.
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2020-06-27 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
banks and supermarkets will reopen allowing in customers to 50% of capacity, with mandatory use of masks and social distancing of one metre.
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2020-06-26 Out Movement restrictions: Curfews
all-day curfew on Sundays will be eliminated.
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2020-06-26 Out Movement restrictions: Curfews
Hours for the mandatory nightly curfew have been reduced and will now be in effect from 10:00 PM to 4:00 AM
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2020-06-26 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
International borders remain closed for passengers, with the exception of repatriation flights
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2020-06-26 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Children under 14 years old, adults 65 and older, and those in high-risk groups are to remain in quarantine during the extended state of emergency.
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2020-06-26 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Children under 14 may take a 60-minute walk outside with an adult each day, but must stay within 500 meters of their residence, wear a facemask, and maintain social distancing (at least two meters or six feet). This special exception is allowed for only one walk per day and only during non-curfew hours. Children under 14 are also not permitted in shopping centers and commercial areas.
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2020-06-26 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Adults 65 and older, and other high-risk individuals, are advised to stay home.
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2020-06-26 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
parades, parties, civic and religious activities, and all large gatherings remain suspended
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2020-06-26 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Commercial businesses that open must continue to operate at a maximum of 50% capacity and ensure the necessary sanitation and preventative measures are in place
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2020-06-26 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Exceptions are in place for the regions of Áncash, Arequipa, Ica, Junín, Huánuco, Madre de Dios, and San Martín, where quarantine measures (including the all-day Sunday curfew) continue with a mandatory nightly curfew from 8:00 PM to 4:00 AM.
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2020-06-17 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Economic plan called ’Arranca Peru´’ aimed at supporting key sectors of the economy.
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2020-06-17 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Resumption of activities in shopping centres and conglomerates.
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2020-06-06 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
extended curfew of 18:00 to 04:00 in regions of Tumbes, Piura, Lambayeque, La Libertad, Loreto, Ucayali, and Ica, as well as the provinces of Santa, Huarmey, and Casma in the Ancash region
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2020-06-06 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
nationwide curfew in effect between the hours of 21:00 and 04:00 (local time).
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2020-06-06 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
An all-day curfew is in place on Sundays
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2020-06-06 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
wearing of a face mask is mandatory when outside
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2020-06-06 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Peru’s borders have been closed indefinitely.
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2020-06-05 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Authorities announced that Peru would enter the second phase of the Economic Reactivation Plan, with certain sectors permitted to reopen. Mining and certain manufacturing industries, car sales, accounting, engineering, and postal services have been permitted to resume activities.
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2020-06-05 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Mining and certain manufacturing industries, car sales, accounting, engineering, and postal services have been permitted to resume activities.
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2020-06-04 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
extension of the country’s state of emergency until September 7
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2020-06-04 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
State of emergency extended until the 7th of September, included.
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2020-06-03 Out Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Individuals are allowed to walk, jog, and/or engage in fitness activities including calisthenics, pilates, tai chi, and yoga ?outside, as long as they: 1) exercise alone, 2) wear a facemask at all times, 3) stay within a three-kilometer (1.86 mile) radius of their residence, and 4) exercise for no more than 60 minutes each day. Outdoor ?fitness activities may take place from 5:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday, with no activities permitted on Sunday.
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2020-06-03 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Additional funding has been allocated to regional governments to hire medical personnel and to purchase the necessary equipment to contain and treat COVID-19.
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2020-05-25 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Economic activities deemed essential such as dentistry, ophthalmology, rehabilitation services, and veterinary medicine will be allowed to resume. In addition, certain professional services such as plumbing, gardening, domestic appliance maintenance and repair, hairdressing and cosmetology will be allowed as long as these services are provided to the home.
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2020-05-25 Out Movement restrictions: Curfews
In Tumbes, Piura, Lambayeque, La Libertad, Loreto, Ucayali, Ica and Ancash, the curfew will be from 6pm to 4am. No one is allowed out on Sundays.
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2020-05-25 Out Movement restrictions: Curfews
Nationwide curfew eased from 9pm to 4am. No one is allowed out on Sundays.
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2020-05-23 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Before being able to move from one region of Peru to another, the local government may first require you to submit a medical certificate, following a rapid COVID-19 test, stating that you are free from infection.
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2020-05-22 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Extension of the state of emergency until the 30th of June.
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2020-05-22 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Services such as hair salons, non-essential shops, and dental surgeries will be allowed to reopen, provided appropriate social-distancing measures are in place. Restrictions on professional sporting events, including football, have also been lifted, although matches will be played behind closed doors without spectators.
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2020-05-18 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Children up to 14 years old - accompanied by an adult - will be allowed to go out for 30 minutes no more than 500 meters from their homes.
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2020-05-11 Out Movement restrictions: Curfews
Nationwide curfew eased, between the hours of 20:00 to 04:00. The change in schedule will not apply to the regions of Loreto, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Tumbes and Piura, where the restriction will continue to be implemented from 16:00. The all-day Sunday curfew will continue throughout Peru during the extended state of emergency period.
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2020-05-08 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
State of emergency extended until the 24th of May.
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2020-05-08 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
The use of both gloves and facemasks are now required in all grocery stores, food markets, and banks.
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2020-05-06 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
APEC economies agree to keep markets open and trade flowing
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2020-05-05 In Social distancing: Changes in prison-related policies
More than 300 people have been released from prison for failure to pay maintenance. More than 50 women deprived of their liberty who had children with them in prison, were pregnant or had pre-existing diseases have also been released
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2020-05-03 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
The Government of Peru published a legislative decree, which stipulates the gradual re-opening of the economy in four stages. The first stage of the recovery, which will start in May, will enable certain restaurants to offer on-site pick-up and home delivery services. In addition, during the first stage, limited hotel and tourist transportation services will be allowed.
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2020-04-29 In Social distancing: Changes in prison-related policies
Isolation zones have been established in all prisons, in addition to the transfer of housing modules to increase the capacity of the quarantine zones in prisons.
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2020-04-29 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
The head of state announced that an emergency decree has been passed to allow people to withdraw S/. 3,000 soles from their AFP funds, which will be divided into three withdrawals of 1,000 soles each in the months of May, June and July.
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2020-04-23 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Extension of the obligatory quarantine until 10th of May.
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2020-04-23 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Extension of the state of emergency until 10th of May.
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2020-04-21 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Regularly scheduled repatriation flights must end by Tuesday, April 21. The Government of Peru will review requests after April 21 on a case-by-case basis and approvals will be reserved only for exceptional circumstances.
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2020-04-20 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Executive approval of a legislative decree that gives the Ministry of Health greater control in directing COVID-19 patients to both public and private hospitals.
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2020-04-19 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Supermarkets and pharmacies to be open 7am to 5pm Monday to Saturday
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2020-04-18 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Over 800,000 tablet computers to be distributed to rural homes whose kids most need them
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2020-04-18 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Schools to remain closed for in-person classes beyond May 4.
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2020-04-13 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Workers are allowed to to make withdrawals from their AFP pension funds.
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2020-04-13 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Allows "suspension perfecta de labores": Workers continues to be employed and continues to receive health insurance, but they are not expected to work and the employer is not expected to pay them. Allowed for 90 days.
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2020-04-10 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Gender-specific restrictions on movement will be lifted from 13 April, after which men and women will be allowed to leave home for urgent issues on any day Monday - Saturday. The Sunday curfew remains.
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2020-04-09 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Full-day curfew for both men and women on 9th and 10th of April. People will not be allowed out of their homes or accommodation on these days.
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2020-04-08 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Extension of the obligatory quarantine, until 26th of April.
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2020-04-03 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
On Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays, only men will be allowed out of their homes. On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, only women will be allowed out of their homes. On Sundays, no one will be allowed out of their homes.
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2020-04-03 Out Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
The date of a permissible stay for all foreigners is automatically extended until the end of the state of emergency. Once the Peruvian government lifts the quarantine and the travel restrictions, all international tourists will have 45 calendar days to leave the country.
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2020-04-01 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Extension of school closure until 4th of May. Virtual virtual teaching will start from 6 April.
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2020-03-31 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
All individuals should use facemasks when going outside.
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2020-03-31 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Nationwide curfew between the hours of 18:00 to 05:00.
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2020-03-31 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Curfew between the hours of 16:00 to 05:00.
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2020-03-26 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
National curfew from from 6:00 p.m. – 5:00 a.m. for most of Peru (including Lima and Cusco).
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2020-03-26 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Mandatory daily curfew from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 a.m. for Tumbes, Piura, Lambayeque, La Libertad and Loreto regions.
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2020-03-26 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Fees will be waived for overstays on visas owing to the State of Emergency.
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2020-03-26 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Extension of the obligatory quarantine, until 12th of April.
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2020-03-26 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
State of emergency extended until 12 april included.
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2020-03-19 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Complete ban on private vehicles
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2020-03-18 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
National curfew between 8pm and 5am.
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2020-03-16 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
State of emergency for 15 days
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2020-03-16 In Socio-economic measures: Military deployment
Peruvian security services deployed to enforce the national quarantine throughout the country
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2020-03-16 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Forced quarantine for two weeks, travels are regulated and limited to buying basic food and pharmaceuticals.
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2020-03-16 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
MoH takes operative control of the public health system.
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2020-03-16 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
50% reduction in public transports in city. Suspension of inter-provincial transports.
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2020-03-16 In Movement restrictions: Additional health/documents requirements upon arrival
Health certificate upon arrival
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2020-03-16 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
From and to Europe and Asia
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2020-03-16 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
From Europe and Asia
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2020-03-16 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
Air, sea and land borders are closed, except to trade and goods.
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2020-03-12 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Suspension of classes at university and vocational educational institutions until 30th of March.
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2020-03-11 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Suspension of primary and secondary school classes through March 30.
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2020-03-11 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Self quarantine for people who transited France, Italy, Spain and China
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