At least 13 people are killed after police raid a nightclub in Lima for breaching restrictions that were imposed in response to the pandemic. Police report that a stampede occurred as patrons tried to escape, resulting in casualties, while others were killed due to asphyxiation.
President of Peru Martín Vizcarra dissolves the Congress and calls for snap elections. Lawmakers reject the proposal, suspend him from office and name Vice President Mercedes Aráoz as acting president. The Peruvian Armed Forces continued to recognize Vizcarra as President of Peru and head of the armed forces. Popular protests backing the President takes place in the streets of Lima.
A police operation in nine commercial premises of the district of La Victoria, in Lima, Peru, managed to seize two tons of pharmaceutical and natural products with a expired shelf life, without sanitary registration, and allegedly falsified. The police officers in charge of this raid on informed that now they will continue to find the whereabouts of all the people involved in the commercialization of this merchandise.
A 22-year-old student is found dead inside the National University of San Marcos, of Lima, and the most important and oldest of Peru. Everything seems to indicate that he had been killed. Authorities have identified a possible suspect, who is also a student at the university.
45,000 Inca artefacts taken by Yale University from Machu Picchu almost a century ago, and described by the president as "the dignity and pride of Peru", arrive in Lima after a long campaign by Peruvians to have them returned.