Health Alert: Government of Peru Announces Updates to Movement Restrictions (March 25, 2021)

Location: Peru (countrywide)

Event: Government of Peru Announces Updates to Movement Restrictions

On March 24, 2021, the Government of Peru announced modifications to the existing regional alert levels and movement restrictions effective March 29 to April 11, 2021, in addition to the previously announced Semana Santa restrictions from April 1 to April 4.

The Government of Peru announced 19 provinces are in the Extreme alert level, 163 provinces are in the Very High alert level, and 14 provinces are in the High alert level.  No areas are currently in the Moderate alert level.  For the complete list of departments and provinces and their respective alerts, please see the detailed list below.

Extreme: Andahuaylas (Apurímac), Huaylas (Áncash), Huamanga (Ayacucho), Cusco (Cusco), Ica (Ica), Chupaca (Junín), Chanchamayo (Junín), Trujillo (La Libertad), Pacasmayo (La Libertad), Barranca (Lima), Huaura (Lima), Huarochirí (Lima), Alto Amazonas (Loreto), Tambopata (Madre de Dios), Piura (Piura), Puno (Puno), Moyobamba (San Martín), Tumbes (Tumbes), Cornel Portillo (Ucayali) 

Major provisions of the Extreme level include:

  • Curfew from 9:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. daily.
  • Private vehicles are prohibited on Sundays.
  • Walking, biking, and taking public transportation and taxis is allowed during the day or with a work permission (“pase laboral” in Spanish).
  • Many public spaces, including cinemas, places of worship, casinos, gyms, and clubs, are closed. Other spaces including shopping centers, banks, supermarkets, pharmacies, restaurants, some tourist areas, and salons operate at reduced occupancy. Delivery is allowed.
  • Interprovincial air and land travel operates at 50% to 100% occupancy.

Very High:  Amazonas (Chachapoyas, Bagua, Bongará, Condorcanqui, Luya, Rodríguez de Mendoza, Utcubamba); Áncash (Huaraz, Aija, Antonio Raimondi, Asunción, Bolognesi, Carhuaz, Carlos Fermín Fitzcarrald, Casma, Corongo, Huari, Huarmey, Mariscal Luzuriaga, Ocros, Pallasca, Pomabamba, Recuay, Santa, Sihuas, Yungay); Apurímac (Abancay, Antabamba, Aymaraes, Cotabambas, Chincheros, Grau); Arequipa (Arequipa, Camaná , Caravelí, Castilla, Caylloma, Condesuyos, Islay, La Unión); Ayacucho (Cangallo, Huanca Sancos, Huanta, La Mar, Lucanas, Parinacochas, Páucar del Sara Sara, Sucre, Víctor Fajardo, Vilcas Huamán); Cajamarca (Cajamarca, Cajabamba, Celendín , Chota, Contumaza, Cutervo, Hualgayoc, Jaén, San Ignacio, San Marcos, San Miguel, San Pablo, Santa Cruz); Callao (Callao); Cusco (Acomayo, Anta, Calca, Canas, Canchis, Chumbivilcas, Espinar, La Convención, Paruro, Paucartambo, Quispicanchi, Urubamba, ); Huancavelica (Huancavelica, Acobamba, Angaraes, Castrovirreyna, Churcampa, Huaytara, Tayacaja); Ica (Chincha, Nasca, Palpa, Pisco); Junín (Huancayo, Concepción, Jauja, Junín, Satipo, Tarma, Yauli); La Libertad (Ascope, Bolívar, Chepén, Julcán, Otuzco, Pataz, Sánchez Carrión, Santiago de Chuco, Gran Chimú, Virú); Lima (Lima Metropolitana (Cajatambo, Canta, Cañete, Huaral, Oyón, Yauyos); Loreto (Maynas, Loreto, Mariscal Ramón Castilla, Requena, Ucayali, Datem del Marañón, Putumayo); Madre de Dios (Manu, Tahuamanu); Moquegua (Mariscal Nieto, General Sánchez Cerro e1 Ilo); Pasco (Pasco, Daniel Alcides Carrión, Oxapampa); Piura (Ayabaca, Huancabamba, Morropón, Paita, Sullana, Talara, Sechura); Puno (Azángaro, Carabaya, Chucuito, El Collao, Huancané, Lampa, Melgar, Moho, San Antonio de Putina, San Román, Sandia, Yunguyo); San Martín (Bellavista, El Dorado, Huallaga, Lamas, Mariscal Cáceres, Picota, Rioja, San Martín, Tocache); Tacna (Tacna, Candarave, Jorge Basadre, Tarata); Tumbes (Contralmirante Villar, Zarumilla); Ucayali (Atalaya, Padre Abad, Purus)

Major provisions of the Very High level include:

  • Curfew from 9:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. daily.
  • Private vehicles are prohibited on Sundays.
  • Walking, biking, and taking public transportation and taxis is allowed during the day or with a work permission (“pase laboral” in Spanish).
  • Public spaces, including shopping centers, cinemas, tourist areas, places of worship, casinos, gyms, and clubs, operate at reduced occupancy.
  • Delivery is allowed.
  • Interprovincial air and land travel providers operate at 50% to 100% occupancy.

High:  Huánuco: (Huánuco, Ambo, Dos de Mayo, Huacaybamba, Huamalíes, Leoncio, Prado, Marañón, Pachitea, Puerto Inca, Lauricocha y Yarowilca); Lambayeque: (Chiclayo, Ferreñafe, Lambayeque)

Major provisions of the High level include:

  • Curfew from 10:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. daily.
  • Private vehicles are prohibited on Sundays.
  • Walking, biking, and taking public transportation and taxis is allowed during the day or with a work permission (“pase laboral” in Spanish).
  • Public spaces including shopping centers, cinemas, tourist areas, places of worship, casinos, gyms, and clubs operate at reduced capacity.
  • Delivery is allowed.
  • Beaches are open.
  • Interprovincial air and land travel providers operate without restrictions.

Please continue to check https://diariooficial.elperuano.pe/normas for the latest related Peruvian government decrees.

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