In a statement, the local government said a short-circuit sparked the fire in the early morning hours of Saturday in the southern region of Arequipa.
In the hour of Castillo’s triumph, his primary opponent has been remarkably gracious as she greeted the outcome with remarkable optimism.
The ONPE declared its count completed on 15 June. And yet no winner or loser has been named, reaffirming the mounting uncertainty.
President Jair Bolsonaro, who has famously compared the virus to a 'little flu,' has clashed with state and local authorities over their use of stay-at-home measures and business closures to contain it.
Peru's top flight has been suspended since March 12, a day after the World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 a global pandemic.
Police said Porras Inga suffered an electric shock from one of the soda machines. Her co-worker, Campos Zapata, tried to help her but was also shocked in the process.