Cusco could return to strict quarantine

In decentralized work by the regions of Peru, the Covid-19 Regional Command of Cusco agreed to ask the Government to return to a strict quarantine for 2 weeks, and among other measures, the closure of its borders for the region. This was reported by the president of the covid-19 command Victor Del Carpio.

Said request will be addressed to the Presidency of the Council of Ministers so that they can be quarantined in the province of La Convencion. In this regard he said: ‘We have made the decision in order to neutralize the virus. Cusco went to phase 4 of the pandemic and we risk collapse just like Arequipa. ’

In this sense, the President of the COVID-19 Command pointed out that, up to now, the number of intensive care beds has been increased to 25, and I consider that it is convenient to deliver 10 modules in the Antonio Lorena Hospital, which may have 10 ICU beds. , 20 intermediate care and up to the increase of 20 mechanical fans.

It should be noted that the regional governor of Cusco supported the agreement to request a restricted quarantine and urged the population to maintain preventive measures. delivery of ICU beds and mechanical fans. I am sure we will overcome the disease together. ’

Meanwhile, the governor of the region, Jean Paul Benavente asked the population to maintain a voluntary quarantine from 25 to 28 this month, this in order not to accelerate the number of infections.