Nearly 4 Million Peruvians in Lima Metropolitan Area May Have Had COVID-19

"The seroprevalence in the Lima Metropolitan Area is 39.6%, which means that nearly 4 million of its 10 million inhabitants have already been infected (with the virus)," a government official explained.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Around 4 million people might already have had the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Peru´s Lima Metropolitan Area, according to seroprevalence studies conducted by the Ministry of Health (Minsa) in order to measure the evolution of the pandemic in Peru.

This information was confirmed by Deputy Public Health Minister Luis Suarez, in an interview with Andina news agency, in which he announced that the country is in final negotiations with three laboratories developing COVID-19 vaccines.

"The seroprevalence in the Lima Metropolitan Area is 39.6%, which means that nearly 4 million of its 10 . . .

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