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Peru

Present Situation


Total cases: 2.2 millions

Active cases: 39 405

Recovered: 2 millions

Deaths: 200 987

Vaccination count: 21.7 millions

Current trend: Declining

Data updated on 2021-11-27

Cumulative coronavirus cases

Summary of the situation

Are the borders open to travellers? Partially Allowed
Is a test required to enter the country?
Negative PCR test is required for all country.
Are quarantine measures imposed? Sous conditions
Is the country in lockdown? Partiellement
Is wearing a mask mandatory?
Masks are required in public spaces

Provisions for travellers


Entry to the territory: Partially Allowed
Foreigners are now allowed to visit Peru except South Africa.

The Government of Peru suspended the entrance of non-resident passengers traveling from South Africa (or travelers who have transited there in the last 14 days)

Land borders for travelers are still closed.

As of November 1, foreigners and Peruvian nationals alike with their final destination being Peru, can present their full-dosage vaccination card in lieu of presenting a negative PCR test issued within 72 hours of travel.

These are the authorized vaccines:

-AstraZeneca / Oxford
-Johnson and Johnson*
-Moderna
-Pfizer / BionTech
-Sinopharm
-Sinovac

*Although the Decree mentions two doses, the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine is accepted and has also been approved by the Peruvian Ministry of Health.

Presenting a vaccination card is not mandatory, all travelers must still present a negative PCR test.

Mandatory quarantine is no longer required for passengers coming in with negative COVID-19 test. Passengers who present symptoms must comply with mandatory isolation.

You also must fill out a Health Affidavit, found here: https://e-notificacion.migraciones.gob.pe/dj-salud/

Tests: Negative PCR test is required for all country.

Quarantine: Depends
Mandatory quarantine is no longer required for passengers coming in with negative COVID-19 test. Mandatory quarantine is only necessary for Peruvian citizens and residents coming from South Africa.

Information updated on 2021-11-23.

Action taken in the country


Lockdown: Partial
Peru has been placed into a three-tier system (Very High, High and Moderate). Measures to contain the virus include curfews, restricted opening hours, and reduced capacity limits in shops and other enclosed spaces.

There is a requirement to wear masks in all public places (including outdoors) and two masks and a face shield in some indoor venues and on public transport.

Moderate Alert:
Businesses are permitted to operate at a: 60% capacity.
Curfew and restricted movement will be in place between the hours of: Midnight to 4am.
Provinces affected: Huanuco, Labayeque, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Piura, and Ucayali.

High Alert:
Businesses are permitted to operate at a: 50% capacity.
Curfew and restricted movement will be in place between the hours of: Midnight to 4am.
Provinces affected: Amazonas, Ancash, Apurimac, Ayacucho, Cajamarca, Cusco, Huancavelica, Ica, Junin, La Libertad, Lima, Pasco, Puno, San Martin, Tumbes, and Callao.

Very High Alert:
Businesses are permitted to operate at a: 40% capacity.
Curfew and restricted movement will be in place between the hours of: 10am to 4am.
Provinces affected: Arequipa, Moquegua, Tacna.

The majority of attractions, including Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail, are open with a limited capacity according to the region they are located in.

Mask use
Masks are required in public spaces

Gatherings: Partially Allowed
Gatherings of 50 people banned

Restaurants and bars: Open with restrictions

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open









     

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