Government has allocated $11.97 mn for the purchase of face masks

The government allocated S/45.32 million ($11.97 million) to purchase and distribute free surgical masks and cloth masks to the population in vulnerable situations. Emergency Decree No. 042-2021 declares textile face masks and disposable surgical masks for community use as “public goods”, in the framework of the health emergency created by COVID-19.

Source: El Peruano