Peru reaches five million vaccinated with two doses, 16% of its population

In terms of mortality, Peru continues to be the country with the highest mortality rate globally, with nearly 200,000 deaths, or an average of 594 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to the Ministry of Health, Peru already has more than 5 million people vaccinated with the full two-dose schedule to protect against Covid-19, which represents about 16% of the national population.

In total, 5,265,820 people have already received both doses in Peru, in a process currently focused on the 40-year-old and over segment of the population. However, some regions, such as  southern Tacna, are already vaccinating those over 30 years of age.

More than 8 million people, 24% of the population, have received the first dose, bringing the total . . .

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