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Read the latest fact sheets of how the U.S. government is responding to COVID-19.


December 1, 2020

USAID partner with Socios en Salud, the Peruvian affiliate of the U.S. non-profit organization Partners in Health, responds to COVID-19 in Peru.

This Alliance supports aggressive contact tracing, community mobilization, and systematic screening and isolation to prevent community spread of COVID-19. The $3.83 million investment from USAID mobilizes additional $1 million from Boston-based Partners in Health.

The Government of the United States donated 500 ventilators #madeinUSA to the Government of Peru to support in the fight against COVID-19.
December 1, 2020

As of November 2020, the U.S. Government has allocated more than $30.3 million in new resources to assist Peru in its emergency response to COVID-19. The aid continues a strong history of investing in Peru’s health care systems and long-term development, mainly through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

Ongoing U.S. Government-funded programs and partners are also adapting activities to respond to this unprecedented crisis. Over the last 20 years, U.S. assistance to Peru totals more than $3.5 billion, including $265 million in the health sector. Emergency assistance comes from USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance, the Department of Defense Humanitarian Assistance Program, and the Department of State’s Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance fund.

November 12, 2020

Italy was among the earliest countries to report COVID-19 cases, and it was among the hardest-hit. With infections increasing around the world, the global market for medical supplies has tightened, and Italy must ramp up local production.

November 4, 2020

The United States Government has supported the Government of Kazakhstan’s efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, providing life-saving equipment, laboratory and medical supplies, and technical assistance.

November 2, 2020

Through the generosity of the American people and the innovation of U.S. private industry, USAID announced the delivery of more than 8,000 high-quality, custom-made ventilators to 37 countries and the NATO stockpile to fight COVID-19. The vast majority of the ventilators, around 90 percent, were manufactured in the United States.