A medical centre in the northwestern Peruvian region of Lambayeque has been closed after all the workers at the facility tested positive for the coronavirus, APA reports citing Sputnik.
According to local radio station RPP, one nurse became infected with COVID-19, and so all the employees of the centre were tested. The regional health authorities decided to temporarily close the facility after all the tests came back positive.
The Lambayeque region has so far confirmed 1,879 COVID-19 cases and 668 related deaths. Overall, Peru has confirmed 237,156 coronavirus cases and 7,056 deaths.