Coronavirus Hits Peru Hard Despite Strict Lockdown

LIMA, Peru—This region carried out a single of the Western Hemisphere’s strictest lockdowns to gradual the coronavirus pandemic, but the measures weren’t obvious in April as throngs of women jostled all around Katherine Rivera’s little chicken stall.

They ended up all obtaining food stuff on a single of the number of days authorized immediately after President Martín Vizcarra, in an work to maintain men and women mainly indoors, purchased that women and adult men could leave their houses only on alternating days of the week, with no a single leaving Sundays. The end result was massive crowds of women,…

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