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Sun Apr 26, 2020, 08:07 PM

Coronavirus: 17 police officers die of Covid-19 in Peru

26 April 2020

The police and armed forces have been enforcing lockdown measures

Seventeen police officers in Peru have died after contracting Covid-19, while enforcing a nationwide lockdown.

On Friday, Interior Minister Carlos Morán, who had been criticised for failing to provide officers with masks and medical care, resigned.

More than 1,000 police have been infected by the virus.

The country has recorded more than 25,000 infections and 700 deaths so far, according to a count by Johns Hopkins University in the US.


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Peru police dance to raise coronavirus awareness

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Peruvian police officers find a novel way of raising awareness of the dangers of coronavirus.


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niyad Apr 26 #1

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