Peru: Medical staff perform door-to-door coronavirus tests in Lima's outskirts

Medical workers from the rapid response teams against COVID-19 were seen performing door to door tests on residents in the southern districts of Lima on Friday. Doctors and nurses could be seen wearing protective medical equipment as they prepared to meet residents outside their houses and give them a coronavirus swab test. Patients who test positive were then informed on quarantine and... Еще biosafety protective measures to protect family members, as one doctor explained. Peru has reported 40,459 cases of COVID-19 and 1,124 deaths, with more than 25,000 infected and over 400 deaths in Lima alone. The capital, which suffers from poor access to water and sewage services, has become one of the epicentres of the coronavirus outbreak in the country.

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