Local authorities reportedly approved of the secret burials but never told the victims' families.
Fifteen people arrested during a nightclub raid over the weekend later tested positive for the new coronavirus, Peru's Ministry of Health reported on Sunday.
"The state of emergency has allowed us to observe the impact of human actions on water resources," said Flor de María Huamani Alfaro from Peru's National Water Authority.
Five tourists were deported last week after they sneaked into the iconic ruins before dawn; they're accused of destroying part of the ancient attraction.
The artifact was created by the Wari culture which developed in what is now the Peruvian Andes and flourished between 500-1000 A.D.
Six tourists at the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Peru are under investigation after local authorities were reported to have found feces inside a temple of the ancient citadel.
McDonald's has closed all 29 of its restaurants in Peru indefinitely as authorities investigate the deaths.
Researchers have used AI to locate and identify 142 new geoglyphs in Nazca, Peru.
The settlement lies at an altitude around 5,000 feet higher than the famous Inca site of Machu Picchu.
Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra has disbanded the congress in a move his opposition warns could lead to a coup d'ètat.
The majestic Incan citadel is located around 8,000 feet above sea level atop a narrow mountain ridge in a remote section of the Andes.
"Racism, gun control, mistreatment of immigrants and a president who spreads hate are at the top of a long list" of America's shortcoming, Imboden tweeted after taking the knee at the Pan American Games in Peru.
Brazil takes on Peru in the Copa America final looking for a first continental title since 2007, while Peru aims to win a first title since 1975.
The five-time World Cup winners are heavy favorite to take a first Copa America title in 12 years on Sunday.
The "equatorial cold tongue" extends from Peru far into the western Pacific, across around a quarter of the Earth's circumference.
Ancient geoglyphs appear to depict hermits, pelicans and a baby parrot, morphological study says.
The Peruvian sacrifice site also saw over 200 llamas slaughtered.
The collapse was caused by a landslide triggered by intense recent rainfall.
Archaeologists think the llama was an offering.
The 19 wooden sculptures were found in a passageway in the citadel.
Strange things are afoot in the Peruvian highlands.
The believers wore t-shirts that boldly stated "Christ Lives!" and entered the stadium in the morning, using tools to barricade themselves inside and set up a makeshift church.
Trains from rival companies collided while taking passengers to the UNESCO Heritage site.
More than 500 years ago, a mass sacrifice of 140 children occurred in what is now Peru.