Health Alert: Government of Peru Announces New Business Hours and Face Shield Requirements (April 19, 2021)

Location: Peru (countrywide)

Event: ​Government of Peru Announces New Business Hours and Face Shield Requirements (April 19, 2021) 

On April 17, 2021, the Government of Peru announced additional mitigation measures due to high levels of COVID-19 spread.

Starting today, April 19, 2021, businesses in areas of Extreme alert level must now close three hours before curfew.  Currently, in Lima and other areas of Extreme alert, curfew is at 9:00 p.m. and businesses must now close no later than 6:00 p.m.  In areas of Peru in Moderate, High, or Very High alert, businesses must close no later than two hours before the local curfew.

In addition to face masks, face shields must be worn to enter many establishments, including shopping centers, markets, supermarkets, department stores, and other potentially crowded places.

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