Vaccination in Peru is progressing slowly. There are now 740,977 people fully vaccinated. In the month of May, a total of 32 million vaccine doses are expected from Pfizer. Peru is currently still in the first vaccination phase, in which all persons over 80 years of age are vaccinated. In mid-May, individuals with trisomy 21 and dialysis patients will be vaccinated additionally at the national level.
The hospital from our province of Andahuaylas states that more than 30 patients are brought to the hospital each week due to covid. In the month of April, an average of two people died there per day. These numbers are expected to be fairly similar in May as well.