Video Duration 02 minutes 48 seconds

Peruvians strive to make a living amid lockdown

The government established one of the first and strictest lockdown measures in the region, but desperation for food and money is forcing people to risk their lives.

More than 100 days after the first case of COVID-19 was reported, Peru has one of the highest rates of transmission in Latin America.

The government established one of the first and strictest lockdown measures in the region, but desperation for food and money is forcing people to risk their lives.

Al Jazeera’s Mariana Sanchez reports from Lima.