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COVID-19: new oxygen plant inaugurated to face the third wave in Trujillo

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in alliance with the NGO Socios En Salud (SES), donated a new medicinal oxygen generating plant which will be installed at the Belén Hospital in Trujillo. The new plant will benefit more than 36,000 COVID-19 patients throughout the region. This investment of approximately US$ 100,000.00 hasthe capacity ...
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Security Alert: Crime Advisory (January 18, 2022) – U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru Location: Peru (countrywide) Event: Crime Advisory (January 18, 2022) The Department of State’s threat rating for crime in Peru remains “Critical” – the highest rating on the threat rating scale.  While we enjoy Peru’s offerings and hospitality, unfortunately, there have been recent reports of violent crimes in Lima and other ...
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Health Alert: Updates to Government of Peru Quarantine and Movement Restrictions (January 18, 2022)

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru Location: Peru (countrywide) Event: Updates to Government of Peru Quarantine and Movement Restrictions (January 18, 2022) On January 17, 2022, the Government of Peru announced the extension of emergency self-quarantine and movement restrictions due to COVID-19, effective through Sunday, January 30, 2022. The national level health emergency has been extended for an ...
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Travel Alert: Peru – Level 3: Reconsider Travel CTH (January 13, 2022)

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru Location: Peru (countrywide) Event: Peru – Level 3: Reconsider Travel CTH Reconsider travel to Peru due to COVID-19.  Exercise increased caution in Peru due to crime and terrorism.  Some areas have increased risk.  Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: January 7, 2022 ***  Effective December 6, 2021, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older, regardless of vaccination status or citizenship, must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within one calendar day of travel.  Alternatively, if you recently recovered from COVID-19, you may instead travel with documentation ...
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