Coronavirus: information for travelers
If you visited a country with cases of local transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19), remember that you must isolate yourself at home for 14 days as a preventive measure as indicated in Supreme Decree 008-2020-SA.
Also, if you are at the airport and you have symptoms before or after an international trip, go to the International Air Health area (SAI), where you will receive medical attention.
Recommendations for travelers
- The use of masks does not prevent the spread of the virus.
- Cover your nose and mouth with your forearm or a tissue when you cough or sneeze, and dispose of tissues in a closed container.
- Wash your hands properly for 20 seconds with soap and water. Don't forget to lather up.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth without washing your hands first.
- Avoid sharing food, utensils, and your personal items (comb, towel, clothes, etc.).
- Keep alcohol gel handy in case you do not have access to soap and water.
- Avoid direct contact with people with respiratory problems.
- Do not self-medicate.
If during your trip to the country with cases of local transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19) you had contact with a person who has been diagnosed with the disease and / or have symptoms of acute respiratory infection such as
- Fever of 38°C or higher.
- Sore throat.
- Difficulty in breathing.
- Call the toll-free number 113 and send a message from Whatsapp to 952842623 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org so that the health staff can guide you.
As of 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 16, 2020, a state of national emergency went into effect that provides for the total closure of the borders. This measure suspends international passenger transportation by land, air, sea and river.
State of Emergency: From March 15 to 30, only personnel from health centers, banks, pharmacies, taps, media, telephone centers, supermarkets, markets, public cleaning, hotels and lodging centers will be allowed to work in person, upon request of a special transit permit. If this is not your case, you will have to work from home (teleworking). Compulsory social restraint order: from March 18, you will not be able to go anywhere between 8:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. for any reason.
Protect the lives of our brothers and sisters with risk factors: children, the elderly, patients with chronic diseases, cancer or immunosuppression. Let's beat the coronavirus together. #IStayHome