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In Peru assessed the measures taken to combat 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.

As noted in the Department, the measures contributed to the fact that currently, the transmission rate in the country below one. It is also reported that the quarantine "has not stopped transmission of the virus", but helped to significantly reduce the transmission rate.

According to the latest data of the Ministry of health of Peru, currently the country has registered 244 388 cases of infection with coronavirus, died 7461 people have recovered - 131 190.

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