Government lifts the mandatory social immobilization on Sundays, but with restrictions
President Martín Vizcarra reported that the transport of private vehicles will not be allowed and the prohibition of friends and family meetings is maintained. In addition, he announced that, as of next Monday, the curfew will begin at 11:00 p.m., one hour more than what is currently established.
The President of the Republic, Martín Vizcarra, announced that the Government has decided to lift the mandatory social immobilization on Sundays, but with some restrictions, a measure that is adopted due to the reduction in the number of infections and deaths from COVID-19 in the country .
In a speech before the regional governors, the head of state reported that the transport of private vehicles will not be allowed on Sundays, and the prohibition of friends and family meetings is maintained.
“We have approved allowing economic activities in regions and provinces where there is no targeted quarantine, with a restriction: the use of private mobility is not allowed on Sundays,” he mentioned.
“That is, as of this Sunday, they will be able to attend the trade, they will be able to leave with the restrictions that we all know; social distancing, use of a mask; in regions that are not with a targeted quarantine, but without the use of vehicles, “he added.
The objective of these measures is that people can go out to do certain activities “in the area near their home.”
Vizcarra reported that the Government has also decreed that from next Monday the curfew will begin at 11:00 p.m., one hour more than in previous months.
“That will allow businesses to work one more hour, and to provide better care for the population. These two easing measures are applied ”, he declared.
The Head of State stressed that these measures are being adopted because the indicators of the pandemic show encouraging results in a sustained manner for five weeks.