The State of National Emergency has been extended once again until Monday, Aug. 31.

Key points:

  • The temporary closure of Peruvian borders continues. International travel by land, air, sea and river continues to be suspended, except for repatriation flights.
  • Lima, and most regions of Peru, are not under quarantine. However, they remain under a national curfew.
    • Curfew is from 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. Monday through Sunday.
    • During curfew hours, individuals may only leave their home for a medical emergency.
  • The following areas are designated quarantine areas. Individuals cannot leave their homes on Sunday at all, except for medical emergencies. Monday through Saturday, individuals may only leave their homes to purchase food, pharmaceutical items or visit the bank. Shopping is limited to one person per family. A curfew is set from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m.
    • Amazonas (only the provinces of Bagua, Condorcanqui, and Utcubamba)
    • Áncash (only the provinces of Casma, Huaraz, and Santa)
    • Apurímac (only the provinces of Abancay and Andahuaylas)
    • Arequipa (entire region)
    • Cajamarca (only the provinces of Cajamarca, Jaén, and San Ignacio)
    • Cusco (only the provinces of Cusco and La Convención)
    • Huancavelica (only the province of Huancavelica)
    • Huánuco (entire region)
    • Ica (entire region)
    • Junín (entire region)
    • Madre de Dios (only the province of Tambopata)
    • Moquegua (only the provinces of Ilo and Mariscal Nieto)
    • Puno (only the provinces of Puno and San Román)
    • San Martín (entire region)
    • Tacna (only the province of Tacna)
  • Commercial businesses that are allowed to open must continue to operate at a maximum of 50% capacity and follow sanitation and preventative measures.

Background: Peru’s borders have been closed since March. Employers should contact Deloitte or their consulate for travel or repatriation flight information.

Analysis & Comments: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and Deloitte will provide additional updates as information becomes available. Please check Deloitte’s COVID-19 Digital Map, available here, for information on travel restrictions and immigration changes in other countries.

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