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Update of biosafety protocols for the prevention and control of COVID-19 in Peru

Through Ministerial Resolution No. 1218-2021 it is arranged to continue with the use of the double mask and stop using footbaths and taking temperature.

The Ministry of Health (Minsa), through Ministerial Resolution No. 1218-2021-Minsa published yesterday in the newspaper El Peruano, updated the biosafety protocols for the prevention and control of COVID-19 in Peru.

The regulations provide to continue, in a mandatory way, with the use of the double mask to circulate on public roads and in closed spaces or where distance cannot be maintained. The masks should have good filtering capacity and fit the face. This will be possible with the use of a double mask (a surgical one with three folds, and over it a community mask) or with a KN 95.

Likewise, it is established to ensure that work environments, means of transport, restaurants, among others, have adequate ventilation, preferably naturally, keeping the windows open. With regard to physical distancing, he continues to maintain more than 1.5 meters of distance with other people.

The legal device also recommends maintaining the social bubble with the people with whom the place of residence is shared. In work environments or places with risk of agglomeration and closed spaces, it is advisable to measure CO2 to ensure that adequate measures have been implemented for air exchange. In the same way, you continue to wash your hands frequently with soap and water or disinfect them with 70% alcohol gel.

Meanwhile, the use of face shields or glasses is recommended in closed spaces where there is an agglomeration of people, (but it is not mandatory), however, it does not replace the use of a mask.

On the other hand, Ministerial Resolution No. 1218-2021-Minsa specifies that prevention measures such as disinfection of streets or squares, disinfection of surfaces or community spaces (with electrostatic sprayers, nebulizers, sprinklers, vaporizers or electronic air cleaners), foot baths and taking temperature or oxygen saturation have not been shown to be effective, so they should not be used by public or private institutions.

It is worth mentioning that this technical health standard is mandatory in the public health service provider institutions (IPRESS) of the Minsa, through the Integral Health Directorates (Diris), of the regional governments, through the Regional Directorates of Regional Health and Health Management (Geresa), Social Health Insurance (EsSalud), health services of the Armed Forces and the Police.


Filming of “Transformers” on the Cusco-Quillabamba highway will allow improvement in the Abra Málaga

Road closure authorized by MTC has the support of the Thastayoc community, which welcomed the recording team and will join in the cleaning work in the area.

Within the roads authorized by the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC), in the Cusco region, for the filming of the seventh film in the “Transformers” saga is Highway 28B Abra Málaga-Ruta Cusco-Quillabamba, which will be used for production until November 12, in the section from km 89 (Piri) to km 173 (Alfamayo). With the support of the Thastayoc community, a film production team settled in Abra Málaga and agreed to carry out cleaning work in this natural viewpoint, more than 4,000 meters above sea level. For these tasks, more than 40 community members from the area have been hired, which will also mean a direct income for the benefit of the population.

Mario Santos, president of the Thastayoc community, explained that the coordination with the film’s production team was carried out for two months and that the garbage collection is extremely necessary because it is a national highway with high traffic.

“We have met with the men from the filming for a long time, it has been two months since we have agreed with the community and they asked us to use this site as a parking lot for their equipment. The community has accepted and in this way we are working ”, said the leader.

During the traffic restriction, public, private, cargo and passenger transport companies will be informed about the alternative routes they can take, from 5:30 am to 6:30 pm, when this section of the road is used. . On Sunday, November 7, the transit will be free.

It should be noted that all residents between Km 89 (Piri) and Km 183 (Alfamayo) will have free access and, at all times, emergency vehicles will be allowed through. In addition, the production team will have to comply with the recommendations made by Provías Nacional in the use of the road.

In this context, the community has been collaborating with the production team and awaits the premiere to be able to see the Peruvian landscapes on the screen. “We have never seen in life, we are just going to see what that Transformers movie is like. So, for us it is history ”, assured Santos.


“La reina del sur 3” began its recordings in Cusco with an offering to the ‘Pachamama’

With an offering to the land, the production of ‘La reina del sur’ filmed scenes from its third season in the San Blas square, in Cusco.

“The queen of the south” filmed scenes from its third season this Monday in the San Blas square, in Cusco, as confirmed by sources from RPP Noticias. Filming will continue on Tuesday, October 5 in Plaza San Francisco, in the historic center of the city.

The recordings began at 5 a.m. and lasted until approximately noon. Previously, the production of the series starring Kate del Castillo made an offering to the earth that culminated in a hug between all those present.

As it is recalled, the third season of “La reina del sur” is directed by Carlos Bolado, Carlos Villegas and Claudia Pedraza, and has four Peruvian actors as part of its cast: Mayella Lloclla, Emanuel Soriano, Rodrigo Palacios and Gerardo Zamora.

In addition to Cusco, Lima will also be part of the locations of this exciting story by Teresa Mendoza (Kate del Castillo), which is being filmed by the hand of a great logistical deployment that also involves the professional work of technicians, artists, among others.

“La reina del sur 3” will be shot in Cusco and Lima

Before filming began, Marcos Santana, president of NBC Universal Telemundo Global Studios and showrunner of “La reina del sur” sent his thanks for the Peruvian hospitality to the project and the team.

“NBC Universal Telemundo Global Studios, with the participation of Tondero as a local producer, wants to convey its gratitude to the Peruvian people for making us feel at home, for their hospitality and warmth,” he said.

“It has been a great experience for the entire production team to record in one of the most beautiful places in the world such as Cusco, as well as cosmopolitan Lima,” he added.

Santana stressed that “producing this series requires a complex production plan, which implies a tight schedule to achieve said filming plan on time, saving uncontrollable factors such as the weather and the situation of the pandemic.”

“In the production team, between cast and technicians, we have more than a hundred people who permanently comply with the sanitary control and everything that the biosafety protocol implies. Afterwards to Peru, we will be filming in other countries, so that we must be extremely careful with the health of our protagonist, actors and technical and production team, as well as taking care of all local participants and the general public, “he commented.


Reopening of the Inca Trail Network of the Historic Sanctuary of Machupicchu and Archaeological Park of Machupicchu

Sernanp also announced the opening of the Piscacucho Interpretation Center of the Historic Sanctuary of Machupicchu.

The long-awaited day of the reopening of the Network of Inka Roads of the Historic Sanctuary of Machupicchu has arrived. From Thursday, July 15, activities and tourist visits to this world wonder resumed. Fulfilling strict biosecurity measures to guarantee the health of its visitors, tour operators and personnel of the protected natural area, reported the National Service of Natural Areas Protected by the State (Sernanp), an agency attached to the Ministry of the Environment.

On its first day of reopening, dozens of national and foreign tourists were received and gathered early at the Piscacucho del Sernanp checkpoint. A total of 10 organized groups of visitors arrived in this sector, together with support personnel (porters), who gathered for this ceremony amid typical dances and hubbub of the local population, as well as authorities and representatives of unions from the tourism sector. that gave the protocol opening.

The reopening of tourist activity on routes 01, 02 and 03 of the Inka Road Network of the Historic Sanctuary of Machupicchu – National Archaeological Park of Machupicchu, takes place after one year and six months, as a result of joint work in the technical tables, regional and local authorities, the competent entities of the sector, tour operators of the Cusco region and Sernanp, through the headquarters of the Machupicchu Historic Sanctuary.

As part of the criteria that have been taken into account for the reactivation of tourist activities on the aforementioned routes, the Biosafety Plan / Guide (covid-19) has been prioritized for the attention of visitors. Likewise, trainings, meetings and socialization workshops have been promoted on the measures established in the sanitary protocol, in order to guarantee optimal and safe attention of visitors to this Network of Inka Roads, said Ernesto Escalante, head of the Historic Sanctuary of Machupicchu .

Opening of the Piscacucho Interpretation Center

On the other hand, within the framework of this activity, Sernanp reported the opening of the renovated Piscacucho Interpretation Center of the Historic Sanctuary of Machupicchu, whose museum space will benefit national and foreign visitors who come to this sector each year, and will also contribute to the economic development of the population in its surrounding area.

As explained, this space allows visitors to learn more about the natural and cultural heritage of our wonder of the world. Currently this Interpretation Center is mandatory for visitors to routes 1, 2 and 4 of the Inka Road Network.


Machupicchu reopens its doors to tourism

Authorities led the ceremony from the Inca sanctuary. Minister Rocío Barrios delivered the Safe Travels Seal to the destination “Machupicchu”.

The sanctuary of Machupicchu, the iconic archaeological site of Peru’s tourism, reopened its doors with a great ceremony that showed the various cultural expressions of the country.

This event, aimed at the world and all Peruvians, was led by the Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Rocío Barrios, and the Minister of Culture, Alejandro Neyra, who were accompanied by the Minister of the Environment, Kirla Echegaray, the regional governor of Cusco, Jean Paul Benavente, and the district mayor of Machupicchu, Darwin Baca, among other authorities. It is important to mention that during the ceremony, Minister Rocío Barrios delivered the Safe Travels seal to the destination “Machupicchu”, which involves strict compliance with biosafety protocols from the arrival of visitors to the Aguas Calientes train station, as well as in restaurants, lodgings, transportation to the entrance to the Llaqta de Machupicchu and inside the historic sanctuary.

“Today I am proud to deliver the Safe Travels Seal to the Machupicchu destination. Now visitors when they think of returning to our wonder of the world can be sure that strict biosafety protocols are followed here. Tourism returns, responsibly and gradually, “said the head of the Mincetur.

It is important to mention that in order to grant this distinctive to the destination “Machupicchu”, the Cusco authorities formally requested its award to the Mincetur. After that, a coordinated work was carried out with the Ministry of Culture, Sernanp, in addition to authorities

regional, local and private sector to gather information, verify implementation of protocols and implement corrective measures in this tourist destination. This at the level of cleaning, disinfection, waste management, among others. All framed in the protocols issued by the Peruvian government.

Not only this, permanent follow-up and monitoring of compliance with biosafety measures have also been considered. This must be fully accomplished.


The reopening ceremony of Machupicchu began with a payment to the land in gratitude and a Cusco stamp with 45 local artists on stage. This culminated in a light show and videos projected at the archaeological site. This important production featured high-tech equipment and lighting, showing the cultural, intangible and natural wealth of our country to the world.

Likewise, messages from tourists from all over the world were shown, expressing their joy and good omens for the reopening of Machupicchu. The messages were sent by the official travel social networks @VisitPeru and the portal.

The artists Daniela Dancourt, Ezio Oliva and Guillermo Bussinger sang part of the song ‘Volver’, an internal tourism campaign recently launched with the Peruvian government to promote travel in a safe, responsible and progressive way, when sanitary conditions allow it.


The reopening of the Peruvian tourism icon, Machupicchu, marks a milestone in the reactivation of the sector in our country, showing the world that given the permanent decline in COVID-19 cases and the implementation of protocols for this activity, we are preparing to receive the visit of travelers.

In this way, this activity will return to be implemented in a progressive, responsible and sustainable way, respecting all the biosafety measures given by the government.

This occurs within the framework of the actions that the government has been taking to reactivate tourism, one of the sectors most affected by the pandemic. In this sense, the second phase of the international tourism campaign # SueñoLuegoViajo, 100% digital and available in eight languages, was also announced to continue keeping Peru in the minds of world travelers.


The Inca sanctuary of Machupicchu is a cultural and natural heritage of humanity by UNESCO, has been recognized as Best Cultural Destination by the World Travels Awards and is considered one of the seven wonders of the modern world.

Machu Picchu is an ancient Inca citadel nestled on a mountain. In Machu Picchu there are temples, platforms and water channels. Its construction was built with large stone blocks joined together, without the use of amalgam. It was declared a Historical and Cultural Heritage of Humanity by Unesco in 1983 when it was recognized as an important political, religious and administrative center of the Inca period.

Its name translated into Spanish means Old Mountain. It has also been called the ” Lost City of the Incas ” because it was a mystery until it was discovered by Hiram Bingham in 1911.