Archaeologists from the University of Pennsylvania (USA) and the free University of Brussels found near the North-Eastern shore of lake Titicaca (located on the border of Peru and Bolivia) 500-year-old stone box, according to SCI News.
According to the publication, there was a llama, carved from seashells and a small cylindrical object, covered in gold foil. Most likely, they were intended for a ritual sacrifice by the Incas.
The number of cases of coronavirus in Peru has reached 400 683, said the Ministry of health of the country.
"On 29 July had taken the tests for coronavirus 2.3 million people, of which 400 683 were positive", - stated in the message.
The Peruvian government adopted on Tuesday the Executive act under which preliminary elections to select candidates for the General elections of 2021 will be cancelled in connection with the epidemic of the novel coronavirus.
"To cancel the first additional provision (on holding primary elections) of the Law on political organizations..." - specified in the regulation published in the official Gazette Peruano.
In Peru, Catholic churches banned Holy water because of the epidemic of the coronavirus. How can you relate to this? I don't remember in Russia there were some restrictions on the use of Holy water, even in the most difficult period... the man, 40 years old, Voronezh
The number of cases of coronavirus in Peru exceeded 300 thousand people, reported the Ministry of health of the country.
Currently, 11 of 302 people were hospitalized, including 1 227 - on a ventilator.
The death toll from the coronavirus in Peru has exceeded 10 thousand, according to the Ministry of health of the country.
"We regret to inform that COVID-19 resulted in the death of 10 045 people in the country. At this point we share the pain of families," the statement said.
Winner of the title Mr. Spain was detained for the murder of his father, told RIA Novosti in the Supreme court of Madrid.
Twenty-five year old Vicente Hernandez Rodriguez, award-winning Mister España Pacific World in 2017, attacked his father during a family quarrel.
Export a flight from Ecuador is planned for July 1, returned home Russians from Bolivia and Peru, told RIA Novosti at the Russian Embassy in Ecuador.
As reported by RIA Novosti head of the consular Department of the Russian Embassy in Bolivia Yakov Fedorov, from the Latin American country through Ecuador will return home for two Russian women, in Bolivia they were at work. Women have flown in Quito.
The head of the Ministry of health of Peru Victor Zamora said that in the country there has been a significant decline in cases of infection with coronavirus, according to local newspaper República.
According to Zamora, the country introduced quarantine measures helped to save the lives of 145 thousand people, and avoid hospitalizations for more than 1 million people. "We would not be able to take this blow" said the Minister, noting that without a quarantine situation resembled a "real massacre".
The government of Peru has extended the state of emergency in the country until 31 July and agreed to keep the quarantine in seven departments and in the rest of the country to abolish the social exclusion imposed on the background of a pandemic of a new type of coronavirus, reports the Agency Andina.
Specifies that the address of the quarantine will continue for persons under 14 years, over 65 years of age and those with comorbidities. Mandatory social exclusion in seven departments implies that you can only move to gain access to services and commodities and permitted economic activities.
The Ministers of the Church in Peru will have to temporarily abandon the use of Holy water, the kissing of images and change the process of the sacrament, it follows from the Protocol developed by the conference of bishops in Peru for religious activities.
These measures will take effect after the lifting of the quarantine in the country.
In Peru, the discovery of the Inca city of Machu Picchu for tourists postponed indefinitely, reported Merco Press.
One of the main attractions of the country will not open on 1 July, as previously announced. The reason is the decision of the authorities of the Cusco region, fearing the outbreak of coronavirus.
Taken by the Peruvian authorities measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus, including quarantine and curfews prevented more than 100 thousand deaths and 900 cases in the capital, said the Peruvian Ministry of health.
"It is estimated that in Lima prevented more than 900 thousand cases of infection and 100 thousand deaths from COVID-19, thanks to measures taken by the government during a pandemic", - said the Ministry of health with reference to the assessment epidemiologist Cesar, Monika, Deputy Executive Director of the National centre of epidemiology.
Clinic in Peru exhibited the patient who had recovered from coronavirus, account for more than 130 thousand dollars, the man was unable to help in a government hospital due to lack of space, he told radio RPP.
About this media said the sister of the patient. When he began to have serious breathing problems, the family appealed to the public service of free care for patients with coronavirus, but was told that the hospitals there, so he can not help. As a result, the family was forced to take the patient to the nearest clinic.
Famous Inca city Machu Picchu, which is to be reopened to tourists on 1 July, will be able to visit only about 500 visitors a day – is one tenth of the previous number, announced the mayor of Aguas calientes (or Machu Picchu), Darwin Tank Leon.
Aguascalientes is a small town at the foot of the mountains, where there is an ancient graying of the Incas, he tours begin.
More than 220 cases of infection with coronavirus was recorded among the staff and patients of the main psychiatric clinic in Peru, said the office of the Commissioner for human rights.
It is noted that compared to may, when there were 57 cases of infection, the number increased almost four times. The phone also demanded that the authorities solved the problem with feeding patients who can spend 14 hours without food.
The number of cases COVID-19 in Peru has exceeded 200 thousand people, said the Ministry of health of the country.
"According to June 9, at COVID-19 tested 1 227 691 people, including 203 736 – a positive result 1 023 955 – negative result", - is spoken in the message.
The world-famous Inca city of Machu Picchu in Peru will be opened for tourists 1 July, but will need to comply with the new regulations, according to radio RPP.
The staff of the Park, as well as hotels and restaurants are located nearby, periodically pass tests for COVID-19. To visit the ruins of the ancient city, you will need to disinfect your shoes, wash your hands, wear a mask and keep your distance.
The indigenous people of achuar in Ecuador said on Friday that three confirmed cases infected with coronavirus new type in their communities and decided to demand from people who want to enter its territory, providing results, rapid tests and PCR testing to confirm that they are not infected.
He also said that access to small planes with medical and humanitarian aid will be open only in areas free from the virus.
At least 212 prisoners in Peru died from COVID-19, said the Minister of justice Fernando castañeda.
"At the moment 67 prisoners (are – ed.) in hospitals, and the number of the deceased amounted to 212", the Minister told the TV channel Canal N.
The international atomic energy Agency put 80 countries diagnostic equipment COVID-19, in the coming days and weeks, delivery will continue, said Thursday in a press-service of the organization.
We are talking about 250 games with diagnostic equipment and instruments, reagents and consumables to speed up the testing process, and equipment for personal protection and laboratory cabinets for safe analysis of samples. The first country which received assistance from the Agency, was Peru.